An Israeli woman was killed and 4 Israelis have been injured on Monday after the automobile in which they have been touring swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a valley in northern India, the Foreign Ministry stated.
As acknowledged by preliminary experiences, the Israeli who was killed hailed from the central Israeli metropolis of Givatayim.
The accident occurred between Manali and Leh on the Spiti Valley in the Himalayan mountains, the place the roads are steep with sections of gravel and free soil. They are crisscrossed by streams.
The three injured vacationers have been taken to a hospital in the city of Kullu, some 500 kilometers (310 miles) north of India’s capital, Delhi.
The Foreign Ministry acknowledged that the Israeli consul in Delhi, Eli Sneh, was in contact with the injured vacationers, and was on his approach to see them.
India and neighboring Nepal are standard locations for Israelis who’ve simply accomplished their obligatory army service.
In October final 12 months, a jeep accident in Nepal claimed the lifetime of Vered Aviyashar, 26, considered one of 9 Israelis injured when their automobile overturned whereas touring in the Annapurna mountain vary in central Nepal.
Three years in the past, three Israelis have been amongst round 45 individuals, half of them Nepalese, who died in a sudden blizzard in the Annapurna mountain vary.