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Two Punjab policemen killed near Barnala in fog-related accident

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Two sub-inspectors of the Police were killed and another two injured on Friday when their car rammed into the back of a truck due to low visibility caused by heavy fog near district, police said.

The deceased ASIs, and Malkit Singh, were on way to for duty from Muktsar, along with two other colleagues, when the mishap occurred near Handiaya town in

The two other ASIs, Sadhu Singh and Rashpal Singh, suffered injuries in the accident and were rushed to hospital.

Police said the car in which the ASIs were travelling hit the rear of the vehicle after the applied brakes.

expressed grief over the death of the two policemen and wished speedy recovery to the injured ASIs.

In a condolence message, the expressed his heartfelt sympathies to the families of the deceased policemen.

According to a MeT department official, fog had enveloped many parts of in the morning including Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Sangrur, Barnala, and

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 20:00 IST