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7 killed including five of family in road mishap near Shimla

Their jeep with Haryana number plate (HR 71 3993) met with an accident around 2:30 am when the passengers were returning from Churdhar, a pilgrim centre in Sirmaur district, and travelling towards Kafota.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2017 16:17 IST
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Seven persons were killed and five others received injuries after their Bolero Camper jeep fell down a deep gorge near Antravali in Chopal of Shimla district.

Their jeep with Haryana number plate (HR 71 3993) met with an accident around 2:30 am when the passengers were returning from Churdhar, a pilgrim centre in Sirmaur district, and travelling towards Kafota.

All the passengers were from Kafota region.

Of the seven deceased five were from one family. Deceased have been identified as Sandhi Devi her daughters and Sushma, Raveena, Nisha, and son Kailash. Shivani and Gulab Singh were the other casualties.

Injured people have been referred to IGMC, Shimla.

Shimla deputy commissioner Rohan Chand Thakur said compensation of Rs 50,000 will be given to the family of the deceased persons and Rs 5, 000 each to injured persons. “All bodies have been recovered and have been taken to civil hospital,” he said.