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Two mini trucks collide: Seven Punjab pilgrims killed, over 50 injured

punjab Updated: Sep 13, 2016 15:22 IST
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One vehicle was carrying devotees from Fazilka while another had pilgrims from Fatehgarh Sahib, deputy superintendent of police Vijay Kakkar said. (Representative image )

Seven persons were killed and over 50 injured in a head-on collision between two mini trucks in Haryana, police said on Tuesday.

The accident took place near Sahuwal village in Sirsa district. One vehicle was carrying devotees from Fazilka while another had pilgrims from Fatehgarh Sahib, deputy superintendent of police Vijay Kakkar said.

The pilgrims were headed towards Gogamedi, a religious place in Rajasthan.

He told the media that the accident occurred on Monday night and that rash driving was to blame. Most victims belonged to Fazilka and Fatehgarh Sahib towns in Punjab.