Driver killed as car falls into Sidhwan canal

Driver killed as car falls into Sidhwan canal

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 13

A Nepalese man was killed after the car he was driving fell in the Sidhwan canal near South City this evening.

The deceased was identified as Vishal, aka Kishan, 33, a native of Nepal. Two other persons Dinesh and his 10-year-old daughter were injured in the accident.

As per the police, Kishan was working as a driver with some industrialist living in South City. This evening, he took the Honda City car of the owner to visit market. When he was driving along the canal, he lost control over the vehicle, which fell in the canal.

The canal is dry these days due to which the two other occupants were saved. A badly injured Kishan was taken to hospital, but doctors declared him brought dead.

The PAU police station initiated inquest proceedings in the matter.

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