Road accident kills 12 in Rajasthan

At least twelve people were killed and 18 injured in two road accidents in Sirohi and Tonk districts of Rajasthan today. Nine people, including four women, were killed and 6 injured a collision between a jeep and a truck near Abu Road in Sirohi district early this morning, police said. The jeep was carrying passengers to a nearby village for participating in a mela from Swaroopganj-Abu Road when it rammed into the truck coming from the opposite direction around 0530 hrs. The injured were rushed to Abu Road for treatment from where some were referred to Udaipur, police added.
In another accident three persons were killed and 12 injured in a collision between a private bus and a truck near Junia bifurcation in Tonk district today. The injured were admitted to the District Hospital at Tonk from where three were referred to SMS Hospital here, trhe sources said.