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Road mishap claims 2 lives, leaves 4 injured in Rely-Pala

KALIMPONG : A tragic incident took place during the wee hours of Saturday morning when a passenger vehicle heading from Magjing to Singhgaji met with an accident near Rely-Pala, killing two people on the spot and injuring four others. All the passengers were of one family and they were returning home after attending the funeral of a relative in Magjing. The deceased have been identified as Kamal Chettri (33) and Chandra Kumar Chettri (32), while the injured include the driver, Arun Chettri, and his helper, Puran Chettri, along with Kiran Chettri and Jhuman Chettri. The four were rushed to the Kalimpong sub-divisional hospital, where they are under treatment. Puran Chettri said the driver lost control of the vehicle while navigating a curve and it fell nearly 50 feet down a steep hillside.

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