Nine people, including a woman, were killed when a car they were travelling in, fell into the river Beas near Dwada village in Mandi district, police said on Saturday.

The victims hailing from Dhaler village of Hamirpur were on their way to Manikaran in Kullu district when the mishap took place at around 2.30 a.m. about 3 km from the famous Hanogi Mata temple in Mandi, Superintendent of Police Sonal Agnihotri told PTI.

The bodies have not been recovered so far and local divers have been pressed into service to help in this regard, he added.