3 persons killed and 6 injured in an accident


NAHAN, February 16, Somitr Keshav: Three persons killed and six other injured in accident when a Tata-Sumo carrying a marriage party skid of the road due to the presence of snow and rolled down a 100-foot deep gorge in the Kandabhatnol area of Shillai subdivision.

Matva Singh died on the spot. Sanju and Atma Ram died on the way to the hospital.

Among the injured were Neetu, Tikam, Shoorvir, Fakir Chand, Vinod Kumar and Ajay Kumar. They were referred to the nearby hospitals.

An immediate relief of Rs 20,000 was given to the family of the deceased, Rs 15,000 to the seriously injured and Rs 10,000 to those who had sustained minor injuries, said SDM Shravan Manta.