Jeep plunged into a trench that was buried after a land slide in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.
- The accident took place near Kalhani village of Saraj area late Saturday, CM Jairam Thakur knew the condition of the injured
- Declaration of compensation of Rs. Four lakh to the family of the deceased and free treatment of the injured.
In Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district, 4 people died and 11 were injured on Saturday due to the rock slide. These people were returning after attending a religious ceremony. On Sunday, Chief Minister Jairam Thakur met the families of the victims. He announced compensation of Rs 4-4 lakh to the family of the deceased and to bear the cost of treatment of the injured.
There was a religious program at Kalhani in Mandi district at around 6.15 pm on Saturday. The devotees involved were returning to Janjali. A jeep overtook. Debris and trees fell from the mountain on the second car behind. After this the jeep fell into the ditch. In the incident, 3 out of 15 people in the jeep died, 12 became serious. He was rushed to the hospital in a hurry. An injured man died at 5 am on Sunday.
Chief Minister Jairam Thaukar talking to the injured youth at the zonal hospital in Mandi.
Chief Minister changed program due to accident
On Sunday, Jayaram was scheduled to attend the silk department program in Balichowki. He was scheduled to come from Shimla to Bhuntar Airport, but his schedule changed after the night’s accident. They reached Mandi directly instead of Bhuntar. Chief Minister found the condition of the injured in the zonal hospital market. During this, the family alleged that due to negligence of doctors, their people lost their lives.
The Chief Minister told the media that the local people have greatly helped in relief and rescue work. There is no negligence of any kind in the accident. This type of landslide continues to occur in the area in which the accident occurred.