Three tourists were killed and six others were injured when a taxi going to Rohtang Pass for sight-seeing rolled down at Rahla fall, about 26 km from here.
The ill-fated taxi was carrying nine persons, including the driver and the guide. The three victims were identified as Sikander (26), Mohmad Afif (30), and Rihan (5). The injured are Beena (23), Juned (5), Umesh (7), Aflin (26), driver Bablu (25) and guide Rakesh (18). All the six seriously injured were admitted to the Lady Willingdon hospital in Manali. Balbir Thakur, Manali SDM, said the incident occurred about 6:30 am when the taxi carrying two families of tourists rolled down at Rahla fall on the Manali- Rohtang Pass road.
He said that all the seven tourists were from Khandwa district of Madaya Pradesh. The SDM also visited the patients at Lady Willingdon Hospital and enquired about their health.