Haryana : Speeding truck mows down 3 women at farmers’ protest site

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Jhajjar, Oct 28 : Three women were mowed down by a speeding truck at the farmers’ protest site on the Tikri-Bahadurgarh border on Thursday morning.

Three other women were injured in the accident. One of them has been referred to the PGI, Rohtak.

The deceased have been identified as Chhinder Kaur, Amarjeet Kaur and Gurmel Kaur, all of Mansa (Punjab).

They had been participating in the farmers’ protest for the past few days.

The accident occurred when the women were sitting on a divider waiting for an auto-rickshaw on the Jhajjar road to go to Bahadurgarh railway station to catch the train for Mansa, when the speeding truck hit them. Two of the women died on the spot while another succumbed to her injuries at the Civil Hospital in Bahadurgarh.

The truck driver fled from the spot after the accident.


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