Schoolkids among 3 dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Shimla

Accident occurred at Hori village near Bhouila on Mehli-Shoghi bypass

Schoolkids among 3 dead as vehicle rolls down gorge in Shimla

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Tribune News Service

Shimla, January 23

Three persons, including two school going kids, were killed on the spot when the vehicle (HP 51 A 1810) they were travelling in fell into 400 metre deep gorge at Hori village near Bhouila on Mehli- Shoghi bypass on the outskirts of Shimla town today.

The accident occurred around 4.30 pm. All the three occupants of the vehicle were going for a birthday party when the tragedy struck. The villagers informed the police about the mishap.

The deceased have been identified as Anchal, a resident of Chhota Shimla, Aastha, a resident of Navbahar and Suraj of Summer Hill. The bodies have been taken to IGMC, Shimla, for postmortem, police sources said.

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