Sangrur, November 17
Five persons were burnt alive as the car they were travelling in caught fire after colliding with a truck on the Sangrur-Sunam road late last night.
The deceased were identified as Dr Kultar Singh (41), Dr Balwinder Singh (40), former Army Captain Sukhwinder Singh Gill (55), PSPCL cashier Chamkaur Singh (50) and Surinderpal Singh (46), all residents of Moga.
They were returning home after attending a party at Dirba town in the district. When they reached near Sunam bypass, their Hyundai Eon car collided with the truck and caught fire.
Rakesh Kumar, SHO, said: “All five occupants of the car were burnt alive as their vehicle got locked. It took over an hour to extricate the bodies from the car.” — TNS