Nine people killed in road accident in Punjab

Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) At least nine people were killed on Sunday morning in the Amritsar district of Punjab when the jeep in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck, police said.

At least seven others were injured in the accident and were rushed to hospitals in Amritsar, which is 250 km from capital city Chandigarh, police officials said.

The accident took place on the Gurdaspur-Amritsar highway near village Boparai, they said.

The victims were travelling to Amritsar to visit Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines.

The vehicle was clearly overloaded, added the officials.

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