2 killed in large landslide on Chandigarh-Manali freeway

Dipender Manta
Tribune News Service

Mandi, August 14

Two individuals have been killed, whereas three others have been significantly injured, in a large landslide at Hanogi temple on the Chandigarh-Manali freeway on Friday morning.

According to the police, a car was parked alongside the highway, and its driver was sitting inside when huge boulders rolled down the hill killing him on the spot. The deceased was nonetheless trapped underneath huge boulders and efforts have been on to extricate the physique.

Another car was transferring in direction of Kullu from the Mandi facet within the space when as soon as once more huge boulders rolled down from the hillside killing the motive force on the spot and critically injuring three individuals.

The deceased was recognized as Gurmukh Singh, a local of Samarkhurad village underneath Una district of Himachal Pradesh.

The injured have been rushed to the close by well being centre at Nagvain.

SP, Mandi, Gurdev Chand Sharma, stated that workforce and equipment have been deployed within the area to revive the highway for site visitors motion. 

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