Dharamshala: Three young boys Shashi Kumar, son of Subhash Chand from village Kiryadi, Rajesh Kumar, son of Kikkar Singh from village Bandroa in Hamirpur district and Ritesh Bhardwaj son of Baldev Singh from village Pehirwin, Ghumarwin in Bilaspur district were killed on the spot when the car ( HP-23A-4555) they were travelling in lost control and went of the road on the McLeod Ganj – Dharamshala stretch today.
The two injured are Saurabh, son of Santosh Kumar of village Kiryadi and Suneel Kumar, son of Surinder Kumar from village Mattansidh in Hamirpur district have suffered major injuries and have have been shifted to Tanda Medical College, Kangra, district police superintendent S Gandhi informed.
The police officer said that over-speeding appeared to be the cause of the accident that happened at about 2.15 p.m near Kala Pul in Dharamshala.
A case has been registered and the cause of the accident is being investigation, said Gandhi.
Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience.
He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI.
In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.