Abohar Cong leader’s son dies in road mishap

Canter owner, driver killed in another accident

Abohar Cong leader’s son dies in road mishap

People try to rescue those trapped inside a car on the national highway.

Abohar, June 13

Abohar Congress leader Vinod Sharma Lali’s son and two others were killed in two road accidents.

Lali’s son Anuj Sharma (35), who was driving a car, lost control of the vehicle near Latera village on NH No. 62 on Saturday. As a result, the car hit a tree on the roadside. Anuj died in the mishap while his wife Charu (32), son Arhan (8) and mother-in-law Neelam Devi (65) were injured, said Circle Inspector Ramesh Kumar Neyol. The injured have been admitted to PBM Hospital, Bikaner. Today Anuj’s body was brought to Abohar and cremated at Shivpuri.

PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar, District Youth Congress ex-president Sandeep Jakhar and Mayor Vimal Thatai have mourned the death.

In another mishap on the Abohar-Sriganganagar stretch of the same highway, the owner and driver of a mini-truck (Canter) died on the spot when it hit a tree near Maujgarh village last night. The deceased were identified as owner Palwinder Singh (35) and driver Bal Raj (40) who belonged to Gurdaspur district. — OC

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