Road accident claim 9 lifes in Jodhpur

Nine people were killed in a collision between a jeep and two trucks at Bapujee village near Lohawat in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan this morning. The mishap occurred at around 0930 hrs after the ill-fated jeep with a group of farm labourers on board was heading for Phalodi when it met the accident due to foggy weather and poor visibility, police said. The badly damaged jeep entangled between the two trucks and rescuers had to work hard to extricate victims. While eight people died on the spot, one injured succumbed to his injury on way to hospital, police added.