Bolangir: Four Odias, including three members of a family, were killed when a cable car of the Gangtok Ropeway taking them to a hilltop collapsed on Tuesday in Sikkim.
The deceased have been identified as Michael Bag of Talapalipada village in Bolangir district, his wife, daughter and an aide.
“Bag had gone to Gangtok for summer vacation along with his wife, daughter and an aide. They died on the spot when a ropeway taking them to a hilltop collapsed today,” said one of the relatives of Bag.
A pall of gloom has descended on the area following the spread of the sad news.
Bag’s kisn have requested the district administration to help them get the bodies of the deceased.