8 killed in Haryana pileup due to fog

Chandigarh: Eight persons, including seven women, were killed in a vehicle pileup due to dense fog on the Rohtak-Rewari highway in Haryana on Monday, police said.

At least 10 others were injured in the accident in which over 20 vehicles were involved.

The injured were rushed to nearby hospitals. Two of them were said to be critical.

All the deceased were from Kirdodh village and were going to Najafgarh in Delhi in a jeep to condole the death of a relative there.

The jeep collided with a pick up vehicle and was hit by a speeding truck from behind, police said, adding that all deaths were on the spot.