Nine friends returning home from a wedding party have been killed in a road accident in Rajasthan

Jaipur, April 21 At least nine people, all friends, returning from a wedding party were killed on Sunday when the van they were traveling in collided head-on with a truck in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan.

There were 10 people in the van and they were returning after attending a wedding ceremony in Dungri (Khilchipur) of Madhya Pradesh.

The accident took place at 3 am on Bhopal Road in Aklera police station area of ​​the district. As soon as the information was received, police reached the spot and shifted the injured trapped in the van to the nearest community health centre.

Sandeep Vishnoi, inspector of Aklera police station, told IANS that police rushed to the location after receiving information.

“While nine of the 10 injured people taken to hospital were declared dead, one injured person is being treated. He is out of danger, the inspector said.

“There was a wedding ceremony in Aklera town where the procession went to the Khilchipur area of ​​Madhya Pradesh on Friday. Late on Saturday night, ten friends, while returning from the wedding party, met with an accident when a trolley collided head-on with their van at Aklera on NH-52 was arrested.

Seven of the deceased friends were from the same village and their last rites were performed on Sunday.

Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje condoled the deaths. She said: “My heart is saddened to hear the news of the heartbreaking road accident in Pachola, Aklera. I pray to God for peace for the souls of the departed.”

“My deepest condolences to the relatives. We are with you in this difficult time,” she added.

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