Madhya Pradesh senior IAS officer T Dharmarao and his wife T Vidya Rao died in road accident in Leh on Thursday morning. Kumadh Singh, wife of Shavinder Singh, CEO, Ujjain Development Authority, was also killed in the mishap.
Leh deputy commissioner Simran Deep Singh said Dharmarao along with his family, including two boys, IPS officer of MP Awasthi with his wife and two girls and Shavinder Singh CEO Ujjain Development Authority were going in an Innova vehicle from Leh to Nubra, about 120-km from Leh.
It was quite foggy. The vehicle hit a boulder in the middle of the road after which it rolled down a 10,000 foot deep gorge.
The police on receiving the information fished out the bodies.
The injured have been admitted to local district hospital and are recovering.
The bodies would be flown to Delhi on Friday and would be handed over to the MP resident commissioner.