Nine of a family killed in accident in Haryana
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Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 13:41
Fatehabad: Nine members of a family were killed when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck on the Delhi-Fazilka National Highway No 10 near here early Monday morning.

According to police sources, the incident took place when the Hyundai car of the victims collided with the truck head on while trying to overtake some vehicle.

The deceased include two men, two women and their five children. They were returning to their home in the district after attending a 'satsang' (religious discourse) at the Dera Sacha Sauda at Sirsa, they said.

The children of the two brothers were identified as Simran (9), Aastha (5), Shruti (2) (children of Jitender), Kashish (8) and Ayush (6), son and daughter of Surinder.

Senior police officers, including Commissioner of Police and DIG of Police M P Bansal and A K Chawla respectively, joined the cremation.


First Published: Monday, January 23, 2012, 11:16

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