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Eight killed as jeep falls into gorge

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Eight persons were killed and 12 injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district, police said today.

The overloaded jeep fell into a 200-metre deep gorge as the driver lost control over the vehicle, Salt Police Station in-charge Thakur Singh said.



The mishap occurred late last night near Bhaunkhal on Bhatrojkhan-Ramnagar road, he said.

Eight persons, including five women, were killed on the spot while 12 others were injured. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Ramnagar.

Nineteen persons were travelling in the vehicle when it with the accident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Eight killed as jeep falls into gorge

Eight persons were killed and 12 injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district, police said today. The overloaded jeep fell into a 200-metre deep gorge as the driver lost control over the vehicle, Salt Police Station in-charge Thakur Singh said. The mishap occurred late last night near Bhaunkhal on Bhatrojkhan-Ramnagar road, he said. Eight persons, including five women, were killed on the spot while 12 others were injured. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Ramnagar. Nineteen persons were travelling in the vehicle when it met with the accident. Eight persons were killed and 12 injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district, police said today.

The overloaded jeep fell into a 200-metre deep gorge as the driver lost control over the vehicle, Salt Police Station in-charge Thakur Singh said.

The mishap occurred late last night near Bhaunkhal on Bhatrojkhan-Ramnagar road, he said.

Eight persons, including five women, were killed on the spot while 12 others were injured. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Ramnagar.

Nineteen persons were travelling in the vehicle when it with the accident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Eight killed as jeep falls into gorge

Eight persons were killed and 12 injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district, police said today.

The overloaded jeep fell into a 200-metre deep gorge as the driver lost control over the vehicle, Salt Police Station in-charge Thakur Singh said.

The mishap occurred late last night near Bhaunkhal on Bhatrojkhan-Ramnagar road, he said.

Eight persons, including five women, were killed on the spot while 12 others were injured. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Ramnagar.

Nineteen persons were travelling in the vehicle when it with the accident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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