Road accidents kills 10 man in Jodhpur

Ten people were killed and three injured in two road accidents in this district overnight, police said here today. Seven people were killed and a minor girl injured when the camel cart on which they were travelling was hit by a truck-tanker on the outskirts of the city on the Jodhpur-Nagaur Road last night. According to Police sources, the victims hailing from nearby villages were going to attend a religious programme at nearby village kurwad when the speeding truck tanker hit their camel cart from the rear.
Six persons, including four women, died on the spot while a boy succumbed to his injuries later in the hospital, the sources said adding that the injured girl was admitted to Ummaid Hospital here. In another incident, three women were killed and two others injured in a collision between a van and a private bus along Kaparda near Bilara in the district this morning, the sources added. The victims were coming to Jodhpur from Ajmer to attend a hearing at the Family Court when their van rammed into the bus, sources said.