Five killed in bus-tanker collision in Rajasthan

Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 47 others injured when a bus collided with a tanker on a highway near Phalodi in Jodhpur district, officials said on Sunday.

“The accident occurred late last night when a bus collided with a tanker about 35 kms from Phalodi on the Jaisalmer highway. We admitted 21 people in Phalodi hospital and rest in Jodhpur hospital,” Virendra Singh, SHO, Phalodi police station told IANS.

Ashok, an injured passenger said, “We all are from the Jain community. Around 60 of us were travelling from Phalodi to Jaisalmer. Suddenly the collision happened and I don’t remember how. We asked for help and people took us to the hospital.”

Constable of Phalodi Police Station, Gopi Kishan said, “These passengers are all from Gujarat and had come to visit Jaisalmer and are from the Jain community.”

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here