Barnala: In a head on collision of an Indica car and a truck near Dana Mandi of village Ramgarh on Moga-Barnala road, 8 people traveling in the car died on the spot. 5 of the deceased belonged to same family. Police have been investigating into the matter.
The deceased were returning from a village Jodh Singh Wala in Taran Taaran district after taking part in the retirement party of a relative Dharam Singh.
The names of the deceased are, Boota Singh (45) s/o Inder Singh, his wife Beant kaur (40), daughters Gurpreet Kaur (16) and Lovepreet Kaur (8) and son Jashandeep Singh (6) all residents of village Jodh Singh Wala (Taran Taaran). 3 other deceased were residents of district Ferozepur. Their names are, Roop Singh, Paramjit Kaur and Harjit Singh Zira.
The Bhadaur Police have been investigating into the matter. The truck driver fled away from the spot.