Tourist killed as vehicle falls into ravine in SikkimJune 17th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, June 17 (IANS) One tourist was killed and nine others were injured when their vehicle fell into a 150-metre-deep ravine while on way to a temple from Nathula pass near the Indo-Chinese border in Sikkim, police said Friday.
Sanjib Das, a resident of Barasat in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas, was killed on the spot Thursday, Gangtok police superintendent M.S. Tooly said.
“They had come to Sikkim after spending a few days in Darjeeling. The accident occurred between Nathula and Baba Mandir when the vehicle carrying the 10 tourists fell into a ravine,” Tooly said.
The vehicle driver was among those injured.
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