Mandi: Two tourists died while one sustained injuries after the car (PB 35 AH 3787) they were travelling in plunged into the Beas river near Pandoh, district Mandi.

The deceased have been identified as Harnoor Singh Sandhu (28), son of Amarjeet Singh and resident of Anaitpura village in Amritsar, Punjab and Partik Sabarwal (29), son of Jaipal and resident of Sector 45 C, Chandigarh while the injured has been identified as Vidhu Sharma (26), son of Kuldeep Raj Sharma and resident of Bamyal village in Pathankot, Punjab.  age 26 year Dvr 

The accident took place on Thursday on Chandigarh-Manali National Highway night near six miles when Vidhu Sharma, who was driving the car, lost control and it plunged into the Beas river. At that time, they were returning to their home from Manali. 

Police reached the spot as soon as it received the information and rescued the injured as well as recovered the dead bodies. The injured was rushed to Zonal Hospital, Mandi where he is undergoing treatment. Postmortem of the deceased will also be conducted there. 

Superintendent of Police (SP) Mandi Shalini Agnihotri confirmed the report and said the police is conducting the investigation.

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Navneet Rathore is a Shimla based journalist having two-years of experience in the field of journalism. Navneet is a post-graduate in Journalism and Mass Communications from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and is specialised in crime, education, health, environment, agriculture and Horticulture beats.