Truck crashes into gorge in northern India; 20 Hindu pilgrims killed

IndiaTruck crashes into gorge in northern India; 20 Hindu pilgrims killed

NEW DELHI: A truck carrying Hindu pilgrims crashed into a gorge in northern India on Thursday when its driver lost control of the vehicle after its brakes failed, killing at least 20 persons and injuring 35 others, police said.

The incident took place near Hoshiarpur, a town 380 kilometres north of New Delhi, police officer Sukhchain Singh Gill said.


Singh said the injured were taken to a local hospital, adding that none of them suffered life-threatening injuries.

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