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8 devotees hurt as SGPC bus overturns near Khadoor Sahib

Eight passengers were injured as a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) bus overturned on the Tarn Taran-Goindwal Sahib road near Khadoor Sahib on Wednesday.

punjab Updated: Jun 22, 2016 22:29 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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The bus was carrying as many 40 devotees who are on a visit to historical Sikh shrines of Tarn Taran, Goindwal Sahib and Khadoor Sahib. (HT Photo)

Eight passengers were injured as a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) bus overturned on the Tarn Taran-Goindwal Sahib road near Khadoor Sahib on Wednesday.

The bus was carrying as many 40 devotees who are on a visit to historical Sikh shrines of Tarn Taran, Goindwal Sahib and Khadoor Sahib. The mishap occurred around 5 pm when the driver of the bus tried to overtake a truck and lost control over the vehicle.

The injured were rushed to Guru Nanak Dev hospital in Tarn Taran where the condition of five is stated to be serious.

First Published: Jun 22, 2016 22:28 IST