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A news anchor reporting on a car crash realized it killed her husband. She kept reporting.


Indian news anchor Supreet Kaur reported on a car crash that had killed three people Saturday morning.

Kaur realized on-air that her husband was among the victims. But she kept her composure and continued to report on the story, Indian Express reports. 

She did not break down until after the cameras were off.

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WATCH | Here's the newscast from Saturday morning (in Hindi). Kaur's expression doesn't change. Kaur's colleagues said she "got a sense" that her husband was involved in the crash, but kept reporting anyway, The Guardian reported.

It speaks volumes about her sense of duty and professionalism that she continued and kept her calm for another 10 minutes.
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A senior editor with the TV channel, IBC 24, said the production team had just found out that Kaur's husband Harshad Kawade was among the victims,  but did not tell her as she was live on the air.

Kaur has been with the network for its entire nine-year history.

Her dedication drew praise from local officials and observers.

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India's roads are ranked among the world's deadliest, with more than 200,000 deaths from car crashes every year, according to the World Health Organization.

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