Eleven persons were reported to have been killed and three injured when a Mahindra Pick up rolled down near Nathan village on Naggar-Jana road in district Kullu. Amongst those who died include the driver of the ill fated vehicle, nine women and a child. Most of the victims, who were locals, died on the spot.
Governor Urmila Singh and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have expressed grief over the mishap and directed to provide all possible assistance to the victims undergoing treatment at PHC Naggar and financial help to the next of the kin of the deceased.
Meanwhile, G.S. Bali, Transport Minister visited the accident spot and supervised the relief and rescue operations. He also visited PHC, Naggar to enquire the well being of the injured.
The district administration gave immediate relief of Rs.10000 each to the kin of the deceased and Rs. 5000 each to the injured.