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Hyderabad Doctor killed after parachute crashes near Manali
Himachal Pradesh

Hyderabad Doctor killed after parachute crashes near Manali

Agency News

Shimla, Aug 11 : A doctor hailing from Hyderabad was killed during paragliding near Kullu on Saturday while the parachute operator sustained injuries, police confirmed on Sunday.

Kullu Superintendent of Police Gaurav Singh said that Mr Chandra Shekhar was declared brought dead in the Hospital while operator who was with him in the paraglider suffered a fracture after the craft crashed on the ground. The parachute took off from Solannalah paragliding spot near tourist resort Manali on Saturday.

He said that the deceased identified as Chander Shekar who is a Hyderabad based doctor was on visit to tourist resort Manali in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district. As per preliminary reports, the deceased worked as a physiotherapist at a local hospital in the ECIL area of Hyderabad.

The Police have sent the body of the deceased for postmortem and it is yet to be handed over to the family members of the victim, Mr Singh added. (UNI)