Five medical representatives were killed when their vehicle fell into a gorge in Kangra district, police said today. The ill-fated Toyota Fortuner plunged 400 feet into a deep gorge at Dopan near Barot on border of Mandi and Kangra districts last night.
All five bodies have been recovered. Four of the deceased have been identified as Amar Singh and Ajay Kashyap from Mandi district, Amit Sharma from Hamirpur and Rohit Sibbal from Ghaziabad.
Efforts to identify the fifth victim are still on, police said. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and relatives of the victims have been informed. A case has been registered and investigation is in progress to ascertain the cause of the accident, police said.