Madhya Pradesh: Four killed after a pickup falls into gorge in Barwani district

They were going to visit Bhitaldev temple known as Nagalwadi Shikhar Dham. They were travelling in a pickup van.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 04:06 PM IST
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Four persons were killed while nearly 13 people sustained severe injuries after a pickup van in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge near Nagalwadi in Barwani district on Tuesday.

They were going to visit Bhitaldev temple known as Nagalwadi Shikhar Dham. They were travelling in a pickup van. While negotiating a turn, the van driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a gorge.

On getting information, members of Bhitaldev Sansthan Seva Samiti rushed the spot and took out injured who were trapped in the van. While two persons had died on spot, two died on the way to hospital.

The injured are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Nagalwadi. Health conditions of two injured are said to be critical. They are being referred.

According to information, thousands of people visited Bhitaldev Temple especially on Tuesday of pious Sawan month.

According to police sources, nearly 25 people from Talwai village of Dharampuri Tehsil in Dhar district were traveling in the vehicle. The police said that a case had been registered and further investigation was on.

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