Two drown in Satluj



Shimla (Oct 16): Two persons drowned in Satluj river while one swam ashore as a jeep plunged down into the river at Tapri in Kinnaur district here this evening , police sources said.

The ill-fated Mahindera pickup carrying three persons on way to Tapri from Bilaspur fell down in the swollen Satluj river at 6 pm this evening as the driver lost control over the vehicle. The deceased were identified as Hem Raj (driver) and Inder Singh, both belonging to Sundernagar area of Mandi district, while Kalidas of Sarkaghat in Mandi district succeeded to swim ashore, who later reported the incident at Bhavanagar police station.

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