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Four killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Shimla

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Four tourist from were killed and two injured after their car fell into a 200-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's tehsil on Tuesday, a said.

Jagpreet, Deepak, and died on the spot. They were employees of a private company in Haryana's Ballabgarh area and had come to visit Shimla and its nearby tourist places, the said.

The accident took place when they were going to Narkanda. Their car fell into an over 200 metres deep gorge near on -5 around 7.30 am, he said.

The injured-- Rahul and Rohtas --are undergoing treatment at the in Theog, the said.

He said a case has been registered under sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by act-endangering life) and 304 A (death by negligence) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the car's

The matter is being probed, the official said.

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First Published: Tue, December 25 2018. 14:50 IST