Five killed as jeep falls into gorge in Mandi

The Hush Post| 11:15am| 1-min-read
Five people were killed and five injured in an accident at Padhar in Mandi district. A Mahindra jeep they were travelling in fell into a 250-metre-deep gorge on Thursday morning.
According to police, the deceased–two men and three women –were natives of Ropa village of Balh in Mandi. They started from Ropa at about 7 am for Padhar. The victims had hired the taxi but a few kilometres after the journey started, the driver lost control over the vehicle near Fagni village.
At the time of the accident, 10 people were travelling in the jeep. Five persons died on the spot, the injured were shifted to a hospital. Padhar DSP Madankant Sharma told The Tribune that the condition of the injured was critical.
Locals immediately rushed to help the affected persons and also informed the police.


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