Tractor falls into gorge, 18 die

Eighteen people were killed and 50 others injured as a tractor-trolley they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Ambaji in Gujarat on Wednesday, the police said.

The victims, all from the same family, were returning to Ajuza village in Patan district of Gujarat when the mishap took place in the hilly area near Ambaji.

Fifteen people, including seven women and five children, died on the spot, while three died at the Palanpur Civil Hospital. Of the injured, eight persons were being shifted to Ahmedabad because of their critical condition.

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