President Mukherjee’s escort car meets with accident in Darjeeling

July 18, 2016 3:50 pm
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President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy on Friday has met with an accident when his third escort vehicle slipped into a ditch while on its way to Bagdogra in northern-west Bengal. “Car in President’s carcade from Darjeeling to Bagdogra goes off road, minor injuries to security personnel,” Rashtrapati Bhavan said in tweets. The accident happened when the convoy was heading towards the Bagdogra airport from Darjeeling. At least six security personnel have sustained minor injuries in the accident. The President is on a three-day visit to Darjeeling. Both President Mukherjee and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee are safe.

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