• search

Seven killed in accident in Punjab

Written by: Staff
|

Gurdaspur, Sep 11 (UNI) Seven passengers were killed and 14 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling collided head-on with an oncoming truck near Jhako Lari village on Amritsar-Pathankot highway this morning, police said.

The bus belonging to the state roadways was on its way to Amritsar from Pathankot when the accident happened. While four people died on the spot, the other three died on their way to hospital.

The injured were admitted to the civil hospital at Pathankot.

The accident occurred when the bus was overtaking another vehicle on a bridge and rammed into the truck.

The deceased were identified as Devraj Bhatia, Suman, Ankut, Paras Ram, Romika and Tilak Raj, all residents of Pathankot, and Sumit Singh, a resident of Dhariwal.

UNI XC-HS RL KP1225

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more