Ten people were killed and 36 injured in Rajasthan on Sunday when a bus carrying pilgrims collided head on with a truck, police said.
The accident took place around 6.30 am on the Mandia by-pass near Pali, some 300 km from Jaipur.
The bus carried pilgrims from Utharada village in Salumber tehsil of Udaipur district.
“It was returning from the shrine of Baba Ramdeo, a local deity, near Pokharan in Jaisalmer district, when a truck collided with it head on,” Superintendent of Police Jainarayan Sher told over phone.
Of the injured, 18 are critical, Mr. Sher added.
A case has been filed against the driver of the bus and the cause of the accident is being investigated, police said.