22 dead in Rajasthan van-truck collision

April 24th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by admin  

Jodhpur, Apr 24 (ANI): At least 22 people died in a van-truck collision that took place in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur District late last night.

The van collided head-on with the truck while on its way to Dechu from Setrawa, Jodhpur Superintendent of Police Sanjeeb Kumar Narzary said.

The accident took place near Kanodia village, about 100 km from here on the Jodhpur-Jaisalmer road at around 12:30 a.m.

According to sources, 19 people died on the spot while three others succumbed to injuries when they were being taken to the hospital.

All the 19 bodies were kept at Dechu government hospital, yet to be handed over to the next of their kin. (ANI)

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