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Posted at: May 18, 2019, 7:42 PM; last updated: May 19, 2019, 6:46 AM (IST)

Mohali tourist killed, pilot injured in Himachal paragliding crash

Mohali tourist killed, pilot injured in Himachal paragliding crash
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Dipender Manta
Tribune News Service
Mandi, May 18

A 24-year-old Mohali tourist who went paragliding in Kullu district’s Solang Valley died in a crash on Saturday, police said.

Amandeep Singh Sovti was killed when the pilot, Ranveer Singh, lost control of the paraglider, which came crashing down. Ranveer Singh, a 32-year-old resident of Manali’s Barua village, was seriously wounded in the incident.

Sovti, who lived in Phase 2, Mohali, was visiting Kullu district with a friend.   

Kullu Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said police had registered a case, and that tourist’s body would be handed over to his family after autopsy.


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