Nine of a family killed in accident in Gujarat

Nine people of a family, including eight women, were killed and 27 injured near Ambaji temple town in North Gujarat's Banaskantha district on Friday evening when the brakes of the tourist bus they were travelling in failed, official sources said.
The injured were rushed to the government hospital in Palanpur. The bus overturned after its brakes failed, the sources added.
The accident occurred nearly 200 km from Ahmedabad when they were returning to their village Bhal in Vadgam taluka (tehsil) in Banaskantha district after offering prayers at the popular Ambaji temple.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani expressed shock and grief over the accident and conveyed his sympathies to the family of those killed.
Rupani issued instructions to the Banaskantha district administration to ensure the best possible care for the injured. 

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