At least eight people were killed in an accident in Rajasthan’s Tonk district, police said on Wednesday.
Four others were also injured in the accident after the jeep they were travelling in was hit by a trailer truck from behind.
The injured were taken to a hospital for further treatment.
The accident occurred on National Highway-12 when a jeep full of passengers was hit by a trailer truck from behind. Eight people died on the spot and four others sustained injuries in the collision.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot condoled the deaths and said, “Sad to know that eight people have lost lives in a road accident in Tonk, while returning from Khatushyam ji to their town in MP. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. May they remain strong in this difficult time & prayers for speedy recovery of those injured.”