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Three killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Three persons were killed and as many injured after a car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag, police said on Saturday.

The accident occurred near Talla Mahad village on the Rudraprayag-Chaupada road late on Friday.

According to information available, resident Shivam Chowdhary (22) was working as a on a project there. After wrapping up work on Friday, he was driving to his location when some youths asked for a lift.

The of the vehicle, while negotiating a steep turn a little distance from the village, lost control and the vehicle fell into a gorge.

The deceased have been identified as Chowdhary, Saurabh Prasad (22) and Vimal Prasad (20). The injured have been admitted to a medical facility and have been identified as Anshul Negi (28), Ashish (17) and (16).

The bodies were pulled out by a rescue team and have been sent for post-mortem.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 17:04 IST
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