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Mamata Banerjee, President Mukherjee survive scare after car of their convoy falls off in gorge

Updated: Jul 15, 2016 12:46 IST

Darjeeling (West Bengal), July 15 (ANI): At least six people were injured after a car in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy fell into a gorge in Gorabari near Sonada in Darjeeling hills on Friday.

President Pranab Mukherjee was also accompanying Mamata Banerjee when the incident took place. State governor Kesarinath Tripathi was also in the convoy.

However, both of them did not sustain any injuries and are reported to be safe.

It is reported that five security personnel of President Mukherjee, who were in the first escort, are among the six injured in the accident.

The incident took place when the convoy was on its way to the Bagdogra Airport.(ANI)