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20 dead as speeding truck runs over sleeping pilgrims

india Updated: Jun 09, 2011 08:28 IST

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At least 20 persons were killed when a speeding truck ran over them on Dolka-Bagodra highway on Thursday, a news channel reported. The incident took place near Bejwa crossroad on the highway where a number of people on their way to pilgrimage were sleeping on the roadside, a TV report said.

Twenty people have died on the spot while some others were injured, police said, adding the injured were admitted to the V S Hospital in Ahmedabad.

Further investigation is on.