October 24, Kathmandu. Buses and trucks (trailers) have collided on the Jodhpur National Highway in Barmer district of Rajasthan, India. At least 12 people have been killed when a trailer coming from the wrong direction collided with a bus on the highway.
According to Indian media, a bus and a trailer collided near the Sanskar School in Bhadiyawas village at around 10:30 am.
The bus and train caught fire shortly after the collision. Twelve people were killed in the blaze, according to media reports.
According to the police, one of the victims was burnt alive. Forty people injured in the accident are undergoing treatment. Thirteen of them were seriously injured and have been shifted to Jodhpur for further treatment.
According to reports, the fire was brought under control with the help of fire brigade after the bus and trailer collided. According to a passenger involved in the incident, there were 35-40 passengers in the bus going from Balotra to Jodhpur.