7 killed in Punjab accident

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Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) At least seven people were killed on Monday when the sports utility vehicle (SUV) they were travelling in rammed into a truck near Punjab’s Amritsar city, police said.

The victims included one child and three women.

Eight passengers in the SUV were returning to Delhi after a pilgrimage trip from Himachal Pradesh and the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

The accident took place near Khalchian village on the National Highway connecting Amritsar and Delhi.

The police said that a three-year-old child survived but was hospitalised in Amritsar with serious injuries.

–IANS

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