20 Pilgrims Killed In Road Accident In Punjab Hoshiarpur District
20 pilgrims were killed while 40 others were injured in a road accident in Punjab hoshiarpur district when an overloaded mini truck fell in a gorge in Manguwal village in the district early Thursday.
“The pilgrims were returning from Chintpurni shrine in Himachal Pradesh and were heading towards Begowal falling in Punjab’s Kapurthala district.
He also added that the truck was overloaded with pilgrims due to which the vehicle driver lost control resulting in the accident.
The dead included 13 women and four children, Gill said.
The injured were taken to nearby hospitals and case had been registered in connection with the incident.