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Posted at: Apr 2, 2018, 1:56 AM; last updated: Apr 2, 2018, 1:56 AM (IST)

Mishap claims 4 lives in Hoshiarpur

Our Correspondent

Mahilpur (Hoshiarpur), April 1

Four people, including a woman, were killed and another woman was seriously injured in an accident that occurred in the wee hours of Sunday. The mishap occurred when a car went out of control and collided with a roadside tree outside the town of Mahilpur on the Chandigarh-Hoshiarpur road. Due to the impact, the car broke into four pieces.

According to the information, Jewellers Union Mahilpur president Kamal Kishore (48), his wife Monica, brother-in-law Amit Kumar (44), his wife Pooja (42), and Amit’s cousin Gaurav Bagga (38) had gone to have dinner at a restaurant near Chabbewal. Some of their family members were in a second car.

On their return, Kamal Kishore’s car went out of control near a petrol pump and rammed into a roadside tree. As a result, the passengers were stuck in the car. Their family members in the second car pulled them out with a lot of effort.

Kamal Kishore, Gaurav Bagga, Amit Kumar and Pooja were declared dead at the hospital. Monica was seriously injured. She was given primary treatment at civil hospital, Mahilpur, and referred to DMCH Ludhiana.

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