Five Indian Students killed in a road mishap in Canada

March 14, 2022 16:04
Five Indian Students killed in a road mishap in Canada

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Five Indian students killed in a road mishap in Canada:- In a horrific accident, five Indian students lost their lives in Canada's Ontario province and two others got injured. The incident took place after a passenger van and a tractor headed for a clash on Saturday on Highway 401 in Quinte West city of Ontario. Harpreet Singh, Jaspinder Singh, Karanpal Singh, Mohit Chouhan and Pawan Kumar died on spot as per the Ontario Provincial Police. All the victims are aged between 21 and 24 years and they were students in Greater Toronto and Montral Areas. Ajay Bisaria, the High Commissioner of India to Canada called the incident a 'heart-breaking tragedy'.

"Heart-breaking tragedy in Canada: 5 Indians students passed away in an auto accident near Toronto on Saturday. Two others in hospital. Deepest condolences to the families of the victims. @IndiainToronto team in touch with friends of the victims for assistance. @MEAIndia" posted Ajay Bisaria. External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar posted "Deeply mourn the passing away of 5 Indian students in Canada. Condolences to their families. Pray for the recovery of those injured. @IndiainToronto will provide all necessary support and assistance".

The injured passengers were taken to a nearby hospital after the accident. The investigation is currently going on. This is the second tragic accident for Indian nationals in Canada in the last three months. Four Indians passed away in January this year at the border of USA and Canada.

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