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7 children killed in road accident in western India

7 children killed in road accident in western India
22:25 12-08-2018 | icon 18

Seven children were killed as their car skidded off the road and fell into a ditch in the western Indian state of Gujarat, police said Sunday, Xinhua reported.

The accident occurred on the Halol-Bodeli Road near Bhat village in the state's Panchmahal district in the wee hours of the day.

"The ill-fated car carrying 10 people, including seven children of a family, veered off the road after its rear wheels came off and fell into the ditch," a police official said.

While the seven children died on the spot, three others sustained injuries and have been admitted to a government hospital, he added.

A probe has been ordered into the incident, the official said.

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