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5 Indian Students in Canada Killed in Auto Crash

5 Indian Students in Canada Killed in Auto Crash

The site of the fatal crash. (photo OPP)

TORONTO – Five Indian students, Jaspinder Singh, 21, Karanpal Singh, 22, Mohit Chouhan, 23, Pawan Kumar, 23, and Harpreet Singh, 24, were pronounced dead at the scene of a horrific traffic accident on Mar.13.

They were travelling in a passenger van when they collided with a tractor trailer at around 3:45 a.m, Quinte West Ontario Provincial Police said.

Police said they were all students in the Greater Toronto and Montreal areas.

Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India to Canada, tweeted, “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.”

He further added, “@IndiainToronto team in touch with friends of the victims for assistance.”

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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