Per At least one person was killed and eight others were injured in a cable car accident In eastern India. About 40 tourists trapped meAir Force intervention forced authorities to launch a rescue operation.
The incident happened on Sunday, April 10, 2022, cThe chicken got stuck in a cabin pool, causing several collisions And dozens of tourists remain stranded in the air. In addition to killing at least one person, according to a statement compiled by the Indian media Indian Express.
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“People stuck in cable cars in Trikut Parbat (…) An Air Force rescue team, Disaster Management Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police, ”he said on Twitter. Manjunath BhajantriDeputy Commissioner of Deoghar district in the eastern state of Jharkhand where the incident took place.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police He shared a picture of the rescue operation with the person who got off the cable car With the help of ropes in the eyes of local people and rescue team members.
Due to the inaccessible terrain, the authorities were also forced to resort to air force helicopters.
Lack of maintenance
The Cableway Trikut which is spread over 775 meters is very popular among tourists and pilgrims for visiting the Hindu temple of Baba Vaidyanatha.
Such accidents are common in India, often due to poor infrastructure and lack of maintenance.