Three killed in Kinnaur truck plunge

Three people were killed and one injured when a truck(tanker) fell into the Mulling nullah in upper Kinnaur.

According to reports reaching here the accident took place at this remote spot late Sunday.The truck carrying four people was on its way from Spiti.

The dead includes a local Kinnaura.The other two dead men belonged to Punjab and West Bengal,local newspaper reports said.

The Mulling Nallah is one of the most trecherous spots on the Rekong Peo-Kaza high altitude road and is prone to frequent mud slides and accidents.

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  • Plunging of vehicles in river/khud,head on collision nd rash driving on highway/interior roads of the state even have become a common feature. Majority of youngsters are losing their lives, may b inexperinced driving, high speed or mechanical failure. This needs serious deliberation among us nd self regulation. Govt. on the other hand should intesify awareness progrmmes + strict regulation 2 control such happenings which otherwise was non-existance in this peaceful state.

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