March 27, 2013 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (March 27, 2013): The celebrations of the Holla Mohalla started at Sri Anandpur Sahib on March 26, 2013 but there is a tragic news also.
At least six Sikh pilgrims were reportedly killed while 32 others injured on Tuesday night when the tractor trolley in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Anandpur Sahib.
As per NDTV: “The driver of the tractor lost control over the vehicle near Sohila Ghorra area of Himachal Pradesh at Punjab-Himachal border and it fell into the gorge resulting in the death of six persons, including three women, while 32 other sustained injuries, police said”.
The pilgrims, residents of Nangal Khurd village of Ludhiana district, were heading towards Anandpur Sahib to participate in Hola Mohalla festival after paying obeisance at Gurdwara Guru Ka Lahore in Himachal Pradesh.
Senior civil and police officials of Anandpur Sahib have rushed to the spot. The injured were rushed to Civil hospital at Anandpur Sahib.
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