Friday 26 April 2019
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Ill-fated vehicle trapped under landslide, 1 killed

Solan car accident

Solan: One person killed and four other injured, when their vehicle trapped under the landslide debris, felled from a hillock near Shamlech village in Solan.

Deceased has been identified as Subhash Saini, a Nangal resident, while injured Surjeet Kaur, wife of Subhash Saini, Son (11), daughter (8) and driver of the vehicle were rushed to a nearby Regional Hospital Solan. Girl has been shifted to the PGI Chandigarh and other injured were reported to be out of danger.

An ill-fated Private Texi PB 01A 2820 was on its way to Shimla.

Heavy rains which hit the area in the wee hours of Saturday have triggered a series of landslides on the Parwanoo-Solan stretch of the National Highway-22.

The NH has been closed for traffic as debris continued to fall on the highway and the vehicular traffic was diverted through Barog.

Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.