HT journalist dies in road mishap in Punjab

jasdeep_malhotralHindustan Times’ Jalandhar-based principal correspondent Jasdeep Singh Malhotra (41) died in a road accident near Mukerian in Hoshiarpur district on Sunday.

Malhotra was going to Pathankot from Jalandhar to do a story on illegal mining as part of a series when the mishap occurred. Pathankot senior superintendent of police (SSP) SK Kalia was critically injured in the accident, while two persons received minor injuries. Kalia was admitted to the Pathankot civil hospital.

Malhotra had been working for HT since 2006.

Source: HT

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