Traveller carrying Sabarimala pilgrims falls into gorge in Idukki, 14 injured

No casualties were reported. The injured are under treatment at a private hospital in Mundakayam. Representational image.

Idukki: A tempo traveller carrying Sabarimala pilgrims fell into a gorge, injuring 14, near Peruvanthanam in Kuttikanam here on Tuesday. No casualties were reported.

The incident happened around 6.30 pm when the vehicle was negotiating a bend, said an officer at Peruvanthanam police station. The pilgrims are natives of Bellary in Karnataka.

The injured, including a child, have been admitted to a private hospital in Mundakayam. As per reports, nobody suffered any grievous injuries.

The accident led to a huge traffic snarl on KK Road.

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