The victims were returning from an Army recruitment rally, according to police (Representational Image)
At least 10 people died while one was injured after an oil tanker rammed into their autorickshaw near Ramrai village in Jind on Tuesday night. Nine of the victims were returning from an Army recruitment rally, according to police. Some of them were cadets at the military academy. The police have informed the relatives and the academy.
The driver of the auto-rickshaw was also killed in the accident, while another man who was part of the group that took part in the recruitment drive was critically injured, they said. The accident took place on Jind-Hisar Road late Tuesday evening, police said. Those killed are in the age group of 20-22 years, they said. A case has been registered in connection with the incident, said an official of the Jind-Sadar police station.