Escort convoy of President Pranab Mukherjee falls into gorge

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Published on: 15 July 2016 9:54 AM GMT
Escort convoy of President Pranab Mukherjee falls into gorge
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Darjeeling: As many as six persons were injured when an escort car of President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy fell into a gorge on Friday morning in Darjeeling in West Bengal.

The accident took place near Sonada region around 16 kilometres away from the district headquarters at around 1130 hours, police said.

President Pranab Mukherjee who was accompanied by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, were on the way to Bagdora on a three-day trip, escaped unhurt.

Injured were rushed to the hospital and six West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee got down from her car to coordinate the rescue operations.

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