Deoghar: Ropeway snaps at Trikut pahar, many injured

Deoghar: Tourists enjoying ropeway ride at Tirkut hills in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district are believed to have suffered injuries after the ropeway snapped on Sunday. The official confirmation of injured as well as casualties if any wasn’t still to be officially declared. However, local sources said that at least one had died. The incident occurred under Mohanpur police station area.

Deoghar deputy commissioner Manjunath Bhajantri in an official communiqué said, “The ropeway ride has been suspended and forces from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and local police has been pressed into service.” He said that things are under control and warned against rumor mongering.