PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Gujarat accident

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 19, 2018, 07:37 PM IST
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The truck was laden with cement. Photograph:(ANI)

The PMO on its official Twitter handle condoled the death of 19 people who died in prime minister's home state Gujarat on Saturday.

PMO tweeted, "My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives due to an accident. I pray that those who have been injured in the accident recover at the earliest".

At least 19 people were killed in Gujarat on Saturday after a truck turned turtle on Bhavnagar-Ahmedabad highway.

Seven others were injured in the incident that happened near Bavalyali village in Bhavnagar on Saturday morning.

The truck that overturned killing over dozens of people was laden with cement.