11 killed as truck hits auto-rickshaw in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, June 12 (IANS) Eleven persons were killed on Sunday when an overloaded auto-rickshaw they were travelling in was hit by a truck in Amreli district of Gujarat.

The dead included three children and three women.

Police said nine passengers in the auto-rickshaw died on the spot in the accident near Chawand village in Lathi tehsil.

Two others died from injuries at a government hospital, Amreli Superintendent of Police R.B. Barot said.

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