4 powerlifters die in road accident due to fog in Delhi

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 07, 2018, 09:11 AM(IST)

Train services were also affected as over 128 trains got cancelled with 36 trains running late and nine trains got rescheduled. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Four powerlifting players from Delhi were killed when the car they were travelling in hit a road divider and crashed into a pole on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway today morning. Two other players who were in the car, including a world champion who bagged the title for India in Moscow last year, were injured.

The accident took place at 4 am near Alipur village, close to the Sindhu border between Delhi and Haryana. The six athletes were going from Delhi to Panipat in a Swift Dezire compact sedan, carrying their powerlifting kits.

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Meanwhile. Delhi continues to battle a wave of cold temperature coupled with densely foggy mornings. 

Residents woke up to a thick layer of fog on Sunday with low visibility disrupting transport services across Delhi-NCR.

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Flight operations were affected with numerous flights getting delayed and cancelled due to low visibility at the runway.

Train services were also in a state of paralysis with over 128 trains cancelled, 36 trains running behind schedule and nearly nine trains rescheduled.

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Delhi experienced its most chilli days of this winter from the beginning of the year.

According to reports, Delhi's coldest was recorded day at 5-degree Celsius on January 4.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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