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6 family members killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri

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Six members of a family, two women and four children, were killed on Wednesday when a car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, police said.
The car fell into a 200-metre-deep gorge near Mauriyana on the Suvakholi-Bhavan-Uttarkashi motor road, killing six people on the spot, SSP (Tehri) Yogendra Singh Rawat said.
Four others sustained injuries in the accident and were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Thatyud, he said.
The family, hailing from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was going to Uttarkashi to attend a wedding when the accident occurred, the officer added.

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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 8:20 PM IST

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