One pilgrim killed, 31 injured as truck overturns

Jaipur: One person was killed and 31 others injured when a truck carrying Sikh pilgrims overturned after its tyre burst in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday.

A group of families were returning from Nanded in Maharashtra on a truck after paying obeisance at Sri Hazur Sahib when it overturned after a tyre burst at Maharajpura at around 1030 hours, Superintendent of Police Surendra Kumar said.

The injured were rushed to the government hospital in Dholpur, the SP said.