3 killed in Kinnaur accident

[lang_en]Shimla: Three persons were killed in Sangla Valley of Kinnaur when the new vehicle in which they were traveling lost control and plunged 300 meters into the valley, killing all on the spot.

A Kinnaur district administration official said the dead included Om Prakash (38) of Bateseri village in Kinnaur, Surinder (26) of Rachcham village in Kinnaur and Ram Lal (25) of Bashla village in Nirmand – Kullu.

The vehicle was a new one and was operating under a temporary license. Om Praskash, the owner of the Tracks Gama vehicle was driving it when the accident occurred at about 11.30 on Thursday morning. The vehicle was on its way from Sangla to Shel, when it met with the accident.

Local legislator Tejwant Negi who was in the area visited the site and also expressed his condolences to the families of the dead. Immediate relief of Rs 20,000 was extended by the district administration to the families, the official said.[/lang_en]

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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