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1 killed, another missing as SUV falls into canal near Muzaffarnagar

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A 28-year-old Haryana resident died while another is missing after a SUV with four passengers plunged into the Ganga canal on the Delhi-Haridwar national highway, police said on Thursday.

The other two passengers were rescued, they said.

The incident happened near Dhamat village under Purkazi police station limits, about 25 km from Muzaffarnagar city, on Wednesday night, Circle Officer Kuldeep Singh said.

The officer said Mohit (28), Anuj (30), Anil (28) and Bharat (25) were on their way to Haridwar from Haryana's Palwal in the car when the vehicle fell into the canal.

Police rushed to the spot and managed to rescue Mohit and Anuj from the canal, he said.

Anil's body was fished out while Bharat is still missing with a search underway, the officer added.

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First Published: Thu, February 13 2020. 14:22 IST