Ludhiana: In a tragic accident, at least six persons were killed and over 100 injured after an ammonia gas tanker leaked early on Saturday.

The leak occurred when the gas tanker got stuck under a flyover on the Doraha Bypass Road along a canal. The incident took place about 25 kms from Ludhiana.

Police said that 6 persons have died due to inhalation of the poisonous gas. The affected people have been admitted to different hospitals in Doraha, Khanna and Ludhiana.

The tanker was bearing registration number of Gujarat, according to the police.

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