Chamba Accident – 8 killed as overcrowded pick-up rolled down gorge

CHAMBA- Eight members of a marriage party were killed early onTuesday when an overcrowded private vehicle rolled down a 250-feet gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district. The pick-up vehicle met with the accident near Bakrua Nullah in Salooni tehsil, some 50 km from the district headquarters Chamba. Fourteen people were injured in the accident and most of them have been admitted to the zonal hospital in Chamba town, about 450 km from the state capital. Most of the dead and the injured were from Chamba district. TNN/TNS

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