17 killed in Rajasthan accident

Jaipur, March 3 (IANS) At least 17 persons, including three women, were killed and one injured when a truck rammed into an overloaded jeep in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan on Friday.

The incident took place in the morning, about 16-17 km from Hanumangarh town.

“Almost all the passengers in the jeep died on the spot,” a police official told IANS.

The injured has been rushed to a government hospital.

An investigation has been initiated into the matter, the official said.

–IANS

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