Ten members of a family, among them seven women and children, were killed this morning when the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in Ajnala sector of Amritsar district, police said.
Eight people, including a child and two women, were killed and 15 injured when a truck and a private bus collided head-on on the Amritsar-Pathnakot highway today, police said.
The Punjab Police arrested four men in Amritsar on Monday and recovered 24 kg of heroin worth Rs.120 crore on the international market from them, an officer said.
Three Pakistani intruders were shot dead by the Border Security Force or BSF at the international border near Amritsar while the trio was trying to smuggle in contraband.
A 14-year-old girl on her way to school was gang-raped in Punjab's Amritsar city on Monday. And revenge is said to be the reason behind the ghastly crime.
Two persons were arrested after one-kg heroin worth Rs 5 crore was allegedly seized from their possession today.