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8 killed, 10 injured in freak accident on Rohtak-Rewari Highway

ANI  |  Jhajjar (Haryana) 

As many as eight people, including six women, were killed while 10 sustained injuries in a freak accident when 50 vehicles hit each other on the Rohtak-highway in

The vehicles collided successively due to dense fog caused by the onset of winter, according to officials.

Minister OP Dhankar said compensation of Rs. 2 lakh will be given to the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh to those who sustained severe injury and Rs. 50, 000 would be given to those with minor injuries.

The injured are being treated at a hospital.

Further details are underway.

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First Published: Mon, December 24 2018. 16:21 IST