Nine killed, 12 injured in accident in Haryana

Bhiwani : At least nine persons including a woman died and 12 others were injured when a jeep carrying them collided with a truck near Sainiwas village on Hisar-Rajgarh National Highway-65 in this district of Haryana. Eyewitness said the jeep first hit the truck then was hit by another truck from behind late last night. The jeep was sandwiched between the two heavy vehicles. The deceased were residents of Machhiwara town of Ludhiana district of Punjab and reportedly returning after pilgrimage in Gogamedi village of Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. All the 21 injured were first taken to Siwani hospital of which nine were declared brought dead. After providing first aid to other injured they were then referred to Hisar and Bhiwani civil hospitals. The bodies have been kept here in Bhiwani civil hospital for post-mortem and there identification process is going on.

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