10 killed in road accident in Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi expresses sympathy
Ten people were killed and 16 injured when the mini truck they were traveling in collided with another truck on a road in Gujarat’s Vadodara on Wednesday morning, according to reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the death of the victims and wished a speedy recovery for the injured. “Saddened by the accident in Vadodara. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. Praying for the injured to recover soon. The administration is providing all possible assistance at the scene of the accident, ”he said in a tweet.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also took to Twitter to express his grief over the accident, saying he asked officials to help the victims. Saddened by the loss of life due to a traffic accident near Vadodara. Officials trained to do what is necessary. May the injured recover as soon as possible. I pray for the departed souls. Om Shanti, ”Rupani tweeted.
The 10 people who died were from the Varachha area of Surat city and were heading towards Pavagadh in the Panchmahal district, Vadodara Police Commissioner RB Brahmbhatt said, according to the PTI news agency. The injured at the scene of the accident in the Waghodia circle on the road were admitted to the hospital.
(With contributions from the agency)