10 devotees killed as truck falls into river in Maharashtra

Pune, June 18: Ten devotees were killed early this morning when a truck fell from a bridge into the Nira river in Maharashtra's Satara district.  The pilgrims were going to offer prayers at Pandharpur. Five injured
10 devotees killed as truck falls into river in...
India TV News Desk 19 Jun 2012, 07:43 AM IST
Pune, June 18: Ten devotees were killed early this morning when a truck fell from a bridge into the Nira river in Maharashtra's Satara district.


 
The pilgrims were going to offer prayers at Pandharpur.
 
Five injured pilgrims have been admitted to hospital.
 
The truck fell from a height of nearly 40 feet into the river, sources said.
 
Most of the pilgrims were from Baramati, Union Minister Sharad Pawar's constituency.
 
   
 

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