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2 killed after diesel tanker fell into gorge in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Sonbhadra 

Two people were killed when a diesel tanker fell into a 160-feet deep gorge in Markundi valley, police said Saturday.

of Police said the incident took place Friday night.

"The diesel tanker fell into a 160-feet deep gorge in after the lost control. The vehicle caught fire and two people, including the driver, who were in the tanker, were burnt to death," he said.

He added the deceased were identified as Chhedi (45), the driver, and Shivakant Chaturvedi (40).

The bodies were sent for post-mortem, police said.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 15:45 IST
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