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Five Indian students were killed in Canada due to a road accident.

The accident took place between a passenger van and a trailer on a Saturday this accident took place on highway number 401 Quinte West city in Southern Ontario.

Harpreet Singh, Jaspinder Singh, Karanpal Singh, Mohit Chouhan, and Pawan Kumar were pronounced dead at the scene, Ontario Provincial Police in Quinte West said in a statement. The victim's age should be between 21-24 and all were students who lived in areas such as Greater Toronto and Montreal.

The High Commissioner of India to Canada said that this incident was a "heartbreaking tragedy" he has also offered his condolences to the family.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar has also tweeted that " Deeply mourn the passing away of 5 Indian students in Canada. Condolences to their families.

Pray for the recovery of those injured. @IndiainToronto will provide all necessary support and assistance."

This incident has happened for the second time, the last time it had occurred in the month of January.

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