11 killed in road mishap in India
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, Xinhua reported citing local media.
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.
Further details of the mishap are awaited.