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Man, daughter killed in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Pauri (Uttarakhand) 

A man and his daughter were killed and three other members of the family injured when their car fell into a deep gorge in Rikhnikhal area of the district.

Theaccident occurred at around 1 pm near Chakhuliyakhal area, about 22 km from Rikhnikhal market, when the car was on its way to Bironkhal village, station incharge said, adding that the Delhi-based family was going to their village for a puja.

The car fell into a 150 meter deep gorge, killing the man and his 16-year-old daughter on the spot.

Three other members of the family including two women sustained injuries in the accident and were admitted in a hospital nearby, the police said.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:15 IST