Women Killed, 8 Injured in Road Accident in Patiala

Patiala: Three women were killed and eight others injured in a road accident in Patiala district on Sunday. The accident took place when an autorickshaw carrying a group of women pilgrims returning from the Shyam Temple in Haryana fell into a drain.


The deceased have been identified as Reena Sharma, Gita (55), and Kamlesh. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Patiala.


The police said that the autorickshaw was carrying 11 passengers, including the driver. The driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a turn and it fell into the drain.


The police have registered a case and are investigating the matter.

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