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Last Updated: Sunday, 19 October, 2003, 13:31 GMT 14:31 UK
India cable car crash kills four
Four tourists have died and 11 have been injured in a cable car accident in the Indian Himalayas.

Police superintendent Sanjay Chander in Darjeeling, said three cars crashed 45 metres (150 feet) to the ground due to a defective cable.

He told the Reuters news agency that 50 other tourists were rescued. One of those killed was a child and the three others are reported to be women.

The accident happened on a 2.5km (1.6 mile) line to a mountain resort.





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