New Delhi, 16 November (IANS). In Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district, 7 people were killed and 1 injured in a gruesome road accident on Monday. President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over this incident and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.
The pickup vehicle fell into the Suketi Khad water stream near Pulghrat area of Mandi district around 3 am on Monday.
Police said 6 people died on the spot in the incident, while 1 died in the hospital.
President Ramnath Kovind tweeted condolences, deeply saddened to learn about the road accident in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Necessary steps are being taken by the local administration to help the affected people. My condolences to the bereaved families. I wish the injured well soon.
Prime Minister Modi said in a tweet, “The news of a road accident in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh is very sad.” The government is involved in relief and rescue operations. In this accident, I express my deepest condolences to the relatives of the dead and wish the injured well soon.