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Five killed in Gulmarg cable car accident

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Five people, including four tourists and a local man, were killed on Sunday when a gondola car cabin crashed hundreds of meters down to the ground after its cable spped in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “Five persons including a couple and two children and a local were killed in the accident,” a police officer said. “Rescue efforts are on to save people trapped in other cars of the gondola cable car project.” The two-stage Gulmarg cable car lift ferries people to a height of 13,780 feet above the sea level. It is the world’s second highest operating cable car project with a cabin capacity of ferrying 600 people in one hour. (IANS)

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