19 killed in Punjab, Haryana accidents

Chandigarh, Sep 15 : Three accidents took a toll of 19 lives in Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours, according to reports from the police in the two states.

Nine people, among them four women and two children, were killed in Punjab when the Tata mini-van in which they were travelling from Kotkapura to Patiala collided Sunday morning with a truck in Barnala district, 200 km from Chandigarh.

The victims were on their way to a shrine in Patiala town. Six people sustained injuries in the accident.

In another accident in Punjab Saturday, five people, including a woman and a child, were killed when their car collided with a truck near Nawanshahr town, 75 km from here.

In neighbouring Haryana, five people were killed Sunday when a private luxury bus rammed into the wall on the edge of a flyover and toppled over, in Karnal town, 130 km from here.

Police said one of the victims in the accident was related to a union minister.

--IANS (Posted on 15-09-2013)

punjab-news headlines

Over 2.61 lakh weapons deposited in Punjab

Punjab turned into river of drugs by Akali leadership: Shakeel Ahmed

Amarinder Singh warns Majithia against criminalising politics in Punjab

Why is under confident Jaitley importing workers from Delhi, asks Amarinder Singh

Jaitley asks why Congress has stopped compensating border area farmers

CBMs with Pak essential for Amritsar to succeed as trade centre: Capt

Showers lash Jalandhar, wheat harvesting can be delayed

Badal has always exploited Punjabis' emotions for personal gains:

Drugs worth Rs.700 crore seized in Punjab ahead of LS polls

Capt Singh gets overwhelming response during Youth Cong road show

Capt asks Jaitley why Modi has not withdrawn petition against Pbi farmers

Punjab ready for free, fair, peaceful Lok Sabha polls : DGP

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top