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Tourist tempo road accident in Kullu kills 7; PM Modi extends condolences

Kullu road accident: According to the information received from the police, the 17 passengers were students from Varanasi who had gone on an educational tour.

Tourist tempo road accident in Kullu kills 7; PM Modi extends condolences

New Delhi: In a tragic accident, a tempo traveler fell into a ditch near Jalodi pass in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday at 8:30 pm, killing 7 and injuring 10. As per reports, the vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Ghiyagi near Jalodi pass of Banjar in district Kullu.

Out of the 17 passengers onboard, 7 were killed and 10 were injured due to the accident. After locals informed the police, a rescue operation was carried out until 1:39 am by the cops and locals. All the injured are being treated at Kullu Hospital.

 

According to the information received from the police, the 17 passengers were students from Varanasi who had gone on an educational tour.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to condole the death of the passengers and extended his condolences to the kin of the deceased.

Union Minister Anurag Thakur also condoled the death of people after a traveler fell into a gorge at Aut-Luhri, Kullu.

The vehicle rolled down from a cliff at 8:30pm yesterday on NH-305 in Ghiyagi area of Banjar Valley in Kullu, informed Gurdev Singh SP Kullu to ANI.

(With agency inputs)

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