Ahmedabad: Nine people died and 5 others were left injured after brakes of the vehicle they were travelling in failed on Friday. The accident was reported from near Ambaji’s Trisulia Ghat in Gujarat. Also Read - Former Union Minister Ajit Singh Dies Of Covid, PM Modi Expresses Grief

The identification of the deceased has not been made yet. Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. Also Read - Kanupriya, Famous Doordarshan Anchor, Dies of Covid-19

The accident occurred nearly 200km 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. Also Read - 18 Covid Patients Killed In Massive Fire At Hospital in Gujarat's Bharuch, CM Rupani Orders Probe

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 best possible care to the injured.

(inputs from IANS)