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Kullu accident: 7 killed, 10 injured after tourist vehicle falls into gorge

The accident occurred on NH-305 in the Ghiyagi area of Banjar valley at around 8:30 pm.
10:34 AM Sep 26, 2022 IST | APN Live
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At least seven people were killed and 10 others were injured after a tempo traveller fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu on Sunday. The accident occurred on NH-305 in the Ghiyagi area of Banjar valley at around 8:30 pm.

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The Superintendent of Police, Gurdev Singh, stated that five injured have been shifted to the Zonal Hospital in Kullu and the other five are under treatment at a hospital in Banjar. A total of 17 people were travelling in the vehicle, including the driver. The victims were residents of various states, including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Delhi.

Surender Shourie, a BJP MLA from Banjar informed the people about the accident through Facebook Live at around 12:45 am. He said the injured were initially taken to Banjar hospital from where they were referred to Kullu hospital after being given first aid.

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BJP MLA even thanked the locals and district administration for rescuing people despite the darkness.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolences to the kin of the deceased. He tweeted The incident of a tourist vehicle falling into a ditch in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh is very sad. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their loved ones in this accident. Along with this, all possible help is being provided to the injured. I wish him a speedy recovery.

Another similar mishap took place in Kullu last month when one person was killed and three others were injured after boulders hit a moving car following a landslide.

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