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4 pilgrims killed, 20 injured in road mishap

Four pilgrims were killed and 20 others injured when a tractor trolley in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Bijnor, police said today.

india Updated: May 15, 2010 12:27 IST

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Four pilgrims were killed and 20 others injured when a tractor trolley in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Bijnor, police said today.

The incident happened on Friday when the devotees were returning to Bhajjawala village after offering prayers at dargah Kaliar Sharief, 45 km from Haridwar, they said.

Four people died on the spot, while the 20 injured were rushed to a nearby hospital from where some of them were referred to hospitals at Moradabad and Kashipur, police said.

Search is on to nab the driver and cleaner of the truck, who fled from the spot after the accident, they said.

First Published: May 15, 2010 12:26 IST

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