Two killed as truck falls into Bhakra canal in Punjab

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Sangrur, Apr 23 (UNI) Two persons were killed and two others are reported missing after the truck in which they were traveling fell into the Bhakra Main Line canal near Khanauri town in the district this afternoon, police here said.

The deceased included the driver and his assitant while the two missing are migrant labourers. However two other labourers who were in the vehicle managed to swim ashore after the truck fell into the canal.

The truck was coming from Amritsar. Rescue operations have been launched to trace the two missing labourers.


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