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Woman killed, four of family injured as car falls into gorge in Himachal

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

An 18-year-old woman was killed and four others of a family were injured after their car fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's district Tuesday, police said.

The incident happened around 9.45 am in the station area, Shimla's of Police (DSP) Pramod Shukla said.

The woman was identified as Tamnna, a resident of Dharchhari village, he said.

The injured were identified as Gopal Singh, 46, his wife Kaushalya, 42, and their daughters Samriti, 15, and Takshu, 13, the said, adding that they have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

A case of rash and negligent driving has been registered against under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), he said.

Further investigation is being carried out by head Ashwani Kumar, the said.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 15:45 IST