Four tourists die in Himachal accident

May 9th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin  

Shimla, May 9 (IANS) At least four tourists were killed and three others seriously injured Friday when a jeep in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said. Three people died on the spot while the fourth died on way to hospital. Three others are seriously injured. They were relatives.

The dead include a seven-year-old girl and two women.

The vehicle carrying the seven people was on way to Shimla when the driver lost control on the busy Kalka-Shimla national highway near Waknaghat, some 20 km from here.

The vehicle rolled down a 250 feet deep gorge.

All passengers belonged to Bangalore.

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