Nineteen people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a tractor and a truck in Gujarat's Panchmahal district, police said on Friday.
The incident occurred late on Thursday night near Veganpur village of Godhra taluka when a tractor, carrying devotees, was hit by a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction, said Police Inspector Godhra J H Pandya.
Nineteen people travelling in the tractor were killed on the spot and 20 others were injured, he said, adding that most of them were admitted to a local hospital.
Four of the injured had to be shifted to the SSG hospital in Vadodara.
The victims were returning to their native village Malukatu in Godhra after visiting a nearby temple when the mishap occurred, police said.
Further investigations are going on.