Rajasthan, Feb 19
As many as 13 people were killed and 18 others injured when a recklessly driven truck rammed into a marriage procession in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan.
The tragic accident, which claimed 13 lives including four children, took place State Highway-113 late on last night, said a senior police officer.
After being informed about the accident, police rushed to the spot to undertake rescue operation, said the officer, adding that injured have been taken to nearby hospital.
Around 15 people who suffered critical injuries were shifted to Udaipur for better medical assistance, added the officer.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, in a tweet said, he was deeply saddened to hear about the accident and prayed for speedy recovery of injured people.