Two die as oil tanker falls into Satluj river



Shimla: Two persons were killed as an oil-laden tanker rolled down into Satluj river at Talai area near Rampur this afternoon, police said . Deriver of the ill-fated vehicle, Shaish Ram (40), and another person, Mukesh (19), succumbed to their injures on the spot and their bodies were retrieved later in the day. The tanker was owned by HIMFED and was on its way to Tapri of Kinnaur district. Police said oil spilled into the river within few minutes polluting water to a great extent.

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