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8 youths returning from Army recruitment rally among 10 killed in Haryana road accident

8 youths returning from Army recruitment rally among 10 killed in Haryana road accident

Chandigarh: Ten men, including eight youths who were on the way back from an Army recruitment rally, were killed when a truck hit their autorickshaw in Haryana's Jind district, police said on Wednesday.

The accident took place near a village on Jind-Hisar road on Tuesday night, they said.

"Among the dead were eight youths who were returning from an Army recruitment rally in Hisar. The autorickshaw driver and a local resident from Jind was also killed in the accident," a police official at Sadar police station, Jind, said over the phone.

Another youth, who was part of the group that took part in the recruitment drive was critically injured and admitted to a hospital in Hisar, he said.

The youths killed were in the age group of 18-22 years, the official said.

They belonged to different villages in Jind district, he added.

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