MUMBAI — At least 11 individuals, together with two kids, had been electrocuted to loss of life when their automobile snagged overhead transmission traces and burst into flames as they rode in a spiritual procession in southern India, in keeping with Indian authorities.
More than a dozen individuals had been additionally injured in town of Thanjavur in the southern state of Tamil Nadu after the automobile, a nine-foot-high construction long-established in the type of a chariot and pulled by worshipers, hit the high-voltage traces.
“I hope those injured recover soon,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on (*11*), as he provided condolences to the bereaved.
Some of the injured had been harm after they both fell off the automobile following the electrical shock or after they jumped to flee the flames that engulfed the chariot, which carried statues of Hindu deities in addition to the devotees.
The chariot, which had been wending its manner again to a close-by temple, was left a charred smash.