11 killed in road mishap in India

Baku, December 9, AZERTAC

At least 11 persons, including seven women and two minors, were killed and three others injured in a road mishap in India's southwestern state of Maharashtra, local media reported Sunday, according to Xinhua.

The accident happened in the state's Chandrapur district when a truck rammed into a van carrying the victims late on Saturday night.

The ill-fated van was carrying 15 passengers on the Korpana-Wani road.

A one-year-old minor escaped unhurt, said local media reports.

The injured were admitted to a local hospital, a police official reportedly said, adding that the truck driver fled the scene.

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