Talwara: A Santro car fell into the Hydel Canal Talwara today evening. 5 members of a family were reportedly drowned including 2 women and 3 children. The driver of the car managed to swim out safely from the canal.
The police administration reached the spot and began the rescue operation but failed to save 2 women and 3 children.
The deceased have been identified as Suman Lata w/o Sanjiv Kumar r/o Baruna (Himachal Pradesh), her daughters Shivani (13) and Tanu (11) and her son Nannu (4) and her sister-in-law Aruna Kumari w/o Satish Kumar r/o Ram Nangal (PS Hajipur). The driver Tony was saved and he is under treatment at a hospital.
Notably, husband of Suman Lata had already passed away about a month ago.
Suman Lata was returning to her marital home Baruna from her maternal home Ram Nangal (PS Hajipur).
Talwara police have been investigating into the case.