Seven members of a family, all minors, were killed when their car fell into a ditch in Gujarat's Panchmahal district, police said today.
The incident happened around midnight yesterday when one of the rear wheels of the car, carrying 10 people, came off at a sharp turn on the Halol-Bodeli road, near Bhat village in Jambughoda tehsil, located around 180 km from here.
While the locals managed to rescue three people, seven others could not be saved, he added.
"The three people rescued by the locals were taken to a hospital in Jambughoda. The bodies were also sent to the same hospital for post-mortem," he added.
A case was registered in connection with the incident, he added.
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