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3 Tamil Nadu tourists killed in accident in Bilaspur

Three tourists from Tamil Nadu were killed while fourteen others were injured when a tempo traveller they were travelling in rolled into a gorge at Chhodal in Swarghat area of Bilaspur district, about 120 km from here, in the wee hours of Sunday.

3 Tamil Nadu tourists killed in accident in Bilaspur
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The tempo traveller was overcrowded and was on its way to Manali. The accident reportedly occurred as the driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a deep gorge. 

Two persons, identified as Jagatri and Jai Raman, were killed on the spot while another person N Kumar succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital, police sources said. The injured persons have been rushed to a hospital at Bilaspur. 

The police have registered a case and investigation is underway.

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