13 people including 3 women lost their lives after a jeep fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday morning. The incident took place near Snail in Shimla district, three kilometres from Kuddu on Tiyuni Road. Three people who have been injured in the incident, have been admitted in Rohru hospital.
News agency ANI shared the image of the jeeb that fell into the gorge. Check the image of the damaged jeep after it fell into a gorge near Snail in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday morning:
Himachal Pradesh: 10 people killed, 2 injured after a jeep fell into a deep
gorge near Sanail in Shimla district, today pic.twitter.com/qWEky4kKeP
— ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2018
Shimla Superintendent of Police Omapati Jamwal, talking to news agency PTI, said that a police team led by Jubbal Station House Officer and Swara police post in-charge is at the accident site.
Himachal Pradesh has witnessed a spate of bus accidents this year. On August 23, at least 11 people were killed in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu after a car rolled down a hill on Thursday. The fatal accident took place near Rohtang at Rani Nallah in Kullu district of the hill state. Himachal Pradesh: 11 Killed After Car Rolls Down a Hill in Kullu District.
In June, seven people were killed after a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus plunged off a mountain side after it skidded off the road and fell down a hill near Chhaila. More than 20 people were injured in the incident. Bus Accident Kills 7 in Himachal Pradesh After Driver Loses Control of Vehicle, Over 20 Injured.
In April, at least 27 school children were found dead after a bus ferrying them fall into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. Himachal Pradesh: 27 School Children Dead as Bus Falls Into Gorge in Kangra.
The accident was reported from Nurpur area in Kangra, where a private bus ferrying 40 school students skidded off the highway and had plunged into a deep gorge.