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Kumaoni singer Pappu Karki killed in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Nainital 

Popular and two persons were killed early today when their car turned turtle on Herakhan Road, around 40 km from here.

The incident occurred around 5 am when they were returning from a programme at Okhalkanda. While three persons, (34), (26) and Pushkar Gonia (25), died on the spot, two other occupants of the car were injured, Nainital SSP Janmejay Khanduri said.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Haldwani, he said.

condoled the deaths and commiserated with the families of the deceased.

He said it was a sad day for Uttarakhand which lost one of its gems in the accident.

was famous for singing Kumaoni folk. His latest song Chanchari was uploaded on just yesterday and it had already garnered 16,000 views and more then 500 comments.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 18:00 IST
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