Six die in mishap near Mandi



Mandi: Six pilgrims were killed and eight others injured when the Tata Sumo in which they were returning from Kamru Nag fell into a deep gorge at Sodi Gala, 25 km from here, on Pandoh-Kanda road today forenoon, said SP Mandi, Sonal Agnihotri.

Four persons died on the spot while two succumbed to injuries in the Regional Hospital, Mandi The dead included two women. The victims were not identified when this report was filed. According to eyewitnesses, the ill-fated vehicle was being driven rashly and it could not negotiate a curve. Police have registered a case under sections 304A, 337 and 279 of IPC. An inquiry has also been ordered.

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