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Nine BJP supporters killed in landlside

Nine BJP supporters were killed and two injured when their jeep fell into a gorge after being hit by a landslide in Rangaon village, police said on Tuesday.

india Updated: Jan 12, 2012 08:03 IST
PTI

Nine BJP supporters were killed and two injured when their jeep fell into a gorge after being hit by a landslide in Rangaon village, police said on Tuesday.

The accident took place on Monday when 11 people were going for an election-related programme in Didihat in the district, deputy superintendent of police Amit Srivastava said.

He said a big stone rolling from the hillocks during a landlside hit the jeep passing through the village following which it fell into the gorge.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.

First Published: Jan 10, 2012 11:15 IST