Chhattisgarh accident: 2 children among 4 killed after vehicle falls into Shivnath River
Chhattisgarh accident: In an unfortunate and horrific accident from Chhattisgarh’s Durg, two children among four people killed after vehicle plunged into the river in Chhattisgarh in the wee hours of Wednesday.
The dreadful mishap took place on a bridge over the Shivnath River under Pulgaon police station limits in the early morning hours of Wednesday.
After being alerted about the horrific incident, SDRF comprising of 25 personnel came into action and launched an exercise to rescue the people, said the SDRF Commandant Nagendra Singh.
The vehicle was located few hours after the accident and was pulled out using the hydra crane and four bodies were retrieved from the ill-fated goods vehicle by the officer.
Of the recovered bodies, two are minors, said Durg Superintendent of Police (SP) Shalabh Sinha.
The deceased has been identified as Lalit Sahu (38), a resident of Durg district, while efforts are on to ascertain the identification of others.
Further probe in the case is underway and preliminary investigation about the bodies is also underway.
- With inputs from agencies