Three of Indian-origin family killed in freak accident in Iceland – India Today

Three of Indian-origin family killed in freak accident in Iceland – India Today

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Seven members of a UK-based Indian-origin family were involved in a freak accident in Iceland when their SUV crashed off a bridge on Thursday, killing two women and a child.Four others, including two British Indian brothers and two young children, remain in critical condition after being airlifted to a hospital in Iceland's capital Reykjavik.The family was reportedly on holiday in the Nordic island country when their hired Toyota Land Cruiser slammed through a railing while crossing a high single-lane bridge at Skeidararsandur, a vast sand plain in the southern part of the country.The Indian Ambassador to Iceland, T Armstrong Changsan, visited the injured at Landsp tali hospital, where he spoke to hospital staff and the chaplain before contacting family members in India."The situation is very bad. Three people have died and one of them is an infant. There were seven people, he told local media.The holidaymakers from the UK included two couples in their thirties and three children, aged around three, eight and nine. While the youngest girl was killed on the spot, the other girl remains in surgery. According to local reports, the two adults killed in the crash were the wives of the two British Indian brothers.Chief Superintendent ....


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