Seven killed in road accident in Chamba

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Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), June 9 (ANI): At least seven people were killed on Wednesday, when a multi-utility vehicle in which they were travelling fell into a 300-feet-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba District.

The passengers were returning to their village in Kangra district from Bharmour, when the mishap took place on the Chamba-Bharmour road.

Kailash Wali, the Station House Officer of Chamba district said the jeep carried over 17 people.

"At around 11.15 a.m., we came to know that a jeep has fallen 300 feet downwards. 10-12 injured people have been admitted to a hospital. Seven people died on the spot. Approximately there were total 17 people in the jeep. We are investigating how the accident took place," said Wali. (ANI)

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