11 killed in road mishap in India


9th December, 2018 11:31:06 printer

11 killed in road mishap in India


At least 11 persons, including seven women and two minors, were killed and three others injured in a road mishap in India’s southwestern state of Maharashtra, local media reported Sunday.


The accident happened in the state’s Chandrapur district when a truck rammed into a van carrying the victims late on Saturday night.


The ill-fated van was carrying 15 passengers on the Korpana-Wani road.


A one-year-old minor escaped unhurt, said local media reports.


The injured were admitted to a local hospital, a police official reportedly said, adding that the truck driver fled the scene.


Further details of the mishap are awaited.