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12 children among 24 killed in Gujarat highway mishap

India TV News Desk 14 Jun 2012, 21:02:15 IST
India TV News Desk
Sanand, Jun 14: Twenty-four people, including twelve children, were on Thursday killed while 15 others injured when their truck overturned on the Sanand-Viramgam Highway in the district.

The mishap took place in early morning hours near Charodi village when the vehicle laden with salt skidded off the road which was slippery due to overnight rains, police said.

Most of the victims were labourers travelling on the truck, they said, adding six out of the 15 injured persons were admitted to VS Hospital in the city and others at Sanand hospital.