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24 killed in road mishap in Jodhpur district

jaipur Updated: Apr 24, 2008 10:10 IST

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At least 24 people, including seven women and five children, were killed and six others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, police said.

The accident occurred near Kanodia village, about 100 km from here on Jodhpur-Jaisalmer road, when a pick-up van carrying the people was on its way to Dechu from Setrawa and collided head-on with a truck at around 12.30 a.M, Jodhpur Superintendent of Police Sanjeeb Kumar Narzary told PTI.

Seventeen people died on the spot and seven others succumbed to their injuries on their way to the hospital, Narzary said.

The injured have been admitted in Madhuradas Mathur Hospital at Jodhpur.