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Four killed in road accident near Rajkot

Four persons were killed and five others injured when a truck carrying them overturned near Jasdan town here early this morning, police said.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2011 07:41 IST

Four persons were killed and five others injured when a truck carrying them overturned near Jasdan town in Rajkot on Thursday morning, police said.

The incident occurred when the truck, laden with cotton, overturned, killing four persons on the spot, they said.

All the four deceased identified as Kailash Otham (30), Anutha Gujrish (50), Jagdish Mukhiya (35) and Saraj Mukhiya (35) hailed from Bihar's Madhuani district and had been in Saurashtra since last couple of years as labourers, police said.

Five others, who sustained critical injuries, were first admitted at Jasdan civil hospital from where they have been shifted to the Rajkot civil hospital, they said, adding that further investigations are on.