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Himachal Pradesh: 7 dead, 10 badly injured as vehicle into a gorge in Kullu

A major accident happened in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday night. A tempo traveler full of tourists fell into the ditch, killing seven people on board while 10 people were badly injured.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: A major accident happened in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday night. A tempo traveler full of tourists fell into the ditch, killing seven people on board while 10 people were badly injured. The injured were first admitted to Banjar Hospital, from where they were referred to Kullu Hospital after first aid.

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Gurdev Singh, Superintendent of Police (SP), Kullu said, “Seven people have died and 10 others are injured. Five injured have been shifted to Zonal hospital at Kullu and five are under treatment at Banjar in a local hospital.”

BJP MLA from Banjar Surendra Shourie informed about the accident by going Facebook live at around 12:45 pm. The Banjar MLA said the victims were residents of various states including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi. They are being identified, he added.

Kullu district deputy commissioner Ashutosh Garg said that according to preliminary reports, there were 17 people, including the driver, in the traveler bus. All the injured have been admitted to the hospital and they are undergoing treatment. According to the initial report, there were 17 people including the driver in the traveler bus. After getting the information, teams of police, home guard and local administration reached the spot.

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