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5 BJP workers die as car falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

PTI
Published : May 5, 2019, 5:06 pm IST
Updated : May 5, 2019, 8:03 pm IST

According to the police, the vehicle fell into a 300-metre-deep gorge near Bagachanogi area killing the five occupants instantly.

The deceased were on their way to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur's election rally at Bhatkidhar in Seraj Tehsil. (Photo: File)
 The deceased were on their way to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur's election rally at Bhatkidhar in Seraj Tehsil. (Photo: File)

Shimla: Five BJP workers died here on Sunday when their car fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said.

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.

However, 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.

 

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Tags: bjp workers, jai ram thakur, himachal pradesh, car accident, dead
Location: India, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla