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.

The identification of the deceased has not been made yet. Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

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.

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)