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Truck runs over pilgrims in Gujarat, 20 killed

June 9, 2011 - Ahmedabad

A speeding truck ran over pilgrims resting by the side of a highway near Ahmedabad early this morning, killing at least twenty.

The incident took place near Bejwa crossroad on the Dolka-Bagodra Highway where a number of people on a pilgrimage were sleeping on the roadside.

All injured have been admitted to VS Hospital in Ahmedabad.

Further details into the incident are awaited.


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