8 killed in Himachal road acident

Shimla : Eight young men were killed and one seriously injured when an over loaded car rolled into a 400 feet gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu valley today .

The accident took place near Banjar after midnight when they were returning after new year celebrations at a neraby place .

Villagers saw the alto car roll down the hill and pulled out the bodies in the dark . All the bodies have been identified , they were locals .They were between 18 to 30 years old .

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