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Six youths die in accident near Sirsa

Six youths died in an accident on Friday night when their Tavera jeep veered off the road and rammmed into a nearby tree near Rangri village here .

chandigarh Updated: Aug 11, 2012 17:08 IST
Sat Singh

Six youths died in an accident on Friday night when their Tavera jeep veered off the road and rammmed into a nearby tree near Rangri village here .

The deceased belonging to Nohar town of Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan were identified as Sandeep, Tarun Sharma, Amit Mishra, Subash Bhadu, Suresh and Jawahar Khan.

As per reports, the youths who were in their twenties came to Sirsa city for purchasing clothes and later decided to visit the temple on the eve of Janmashtmi.

While returning back at around 10.30pm, Sandeep who was driving dozed off, jeep veered off the road and rammed into a nearby tree.

Police was informed, and ambulance was called in. All the deceased were taken to nearby hospital.

Police said, five of them died on the spot, while Jawahar Khan succumbed to injuries on his way to hospital.

The dead bodies were sent for post-mortem and their parents were informed, added police.