CM announces Rs 4L for kin of mishap victims

CM announces Rs 4L for kin of mishap victims

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Tribune News Service

Mandi, February 21

The bodies of four persons killed in a road mishap at Kishaur on Saturday were brought to Thach village in Mandi district on Sunday.

The accident took place on the Kalhani-Thunag link road in the

Seraj Assembly segment when the Jeep they were travelling in fell into the gorge after being hit by a landslide.

Het Ram (66), Durga Das (52), Tehal Das (72) and Jhabe Ram (54) of Thach village were killed in the accident, while 12 others sustained injuries.

Four persons died

  • The accident took place on the Kalhani-Thunag link road in the Seraj Assembly segment when a Jeep fell into a gorge after being hit by a landslide on Saturday.
  • Het Ram (66), Durga Das (52), Tehal Das (72) and Jhabe Ram (54) of Thach village were killed in the accident, while 12 others sustained injuries.

Eleven injured persons are undergoing treatment at the Mandi zonal hospital. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur visited the hospital today and met the injured. He announced Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the deceased and directed the Mandi district administration to provide every possible help to them. He also asked the health authorities to provide better treatment to the injured. Shrawan Manta, Additional District Magistrate, Mandi, told The Tribune that immediate relief of Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 each had been given to the families of the deceased and the injured victims, respectively.

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