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Rajasthan: Five killed, over 25 hurt in Pali road accident; PM Modi and VP Dhankar express grief

Pali road accident news: According to police, the incident occurred in the Sumerpur area in Pali district when a tractor trolley and truck rammed into each other.

Sheenu Sharma Edited By: Sheenu Sharma Pali Updated on: August 20, 2022 9:46 IST
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Image Source : ANI. Five killed, over 25 injured in Rajasthan road accident on Friday.

Highlights

  • At least five people were killed and over 25 injured in a road accident in Pali district
  • The incident occurred in Rajasthan's Sumerpur when a tractor trolley, truck rammed into each other
  • Victims were on their way to visit Ramdevra temple in Jaisalmer district in a tractor trolley

Pali road accident news: At least five people were killed and over 25 injured in a road accident in Pali district in Rajasthan late on Friday (August 19) night.

According to police, the incident occurred in the Sumerpur area in the Pali district when a tractor trolley and truck rammed into each other. The victims were there in the tractor.

On getting information, police and several ambulances rushed to the spot. The injured were shifted to the hospital.

According to officials, the victims were on their way to visit Ramdevra temple in Jaisalmer district in a tractor trolley when a speeding truck hit them.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the accident.

"The accident in Pali, Rajasthan is saddening. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray for a speedy recovery of those injured," said Prime Minister's Office in a tweet.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar condoled the death of the victims in the accident.

"Anguished by the loss of lives in a road accident in Pali, Rajasthan. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured," tweeted Vice President's office.

Further details are awaited in this regard.

(With agencies inputs) 

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