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Six of a marriage party killed as jeep falls into river

Press Trust of India  |  Uttarkashi 

Six members of a marriage party, including two brothers, were killed and four others injured when their vehicle fell into a river in district, an said.

The jeep was taking back a marriage party from Kharva village in district to Lambgaon Abki village in district late last night, he added.

The lost control near Chulikhet and the vehicle fell into the village killing five persons on the spot and leaving as many injured.

One person succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at district hospital, said.

The condition of two of the injured was said to be serious and they were referred to a higher centre, he said.

The deceased included two brothers - Bir Singh (53) and Balbir Singh (42), he said.

Operations continued late in the night to recover the bodies and rescue the injured, he added.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:41 IST