At least five BJP workers were killed after their car fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district. Fortunately, the driver of the car survived.
It is to be noted that the deceased were on their way to attend chief minister Jai Ram Thakur's election rally at Bhatkidhar in Seraj Tehsil.
According to the police, the vehicle fell into a 300-metre-deep gorge near Bagachanogi area killing the five occupants instantly. The driver of the car survived and was hospitalised with serious injuries, a police officer said, adding that the exact cause of the accident is being ascertained.
This is a breaking news story. More details awaited.
Recently, as many as five persons were killed and five others injured when a jeeb rolled down a cliff near the Phagni village under the foothills subdivision of Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. The police had said, “The jeep rolled down a cliff and fell into a deep gorge at the Padhar area of Mandi where the five died on the spot.”