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Three men dead after SUV plunges into gorge in Uttarkashi

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Three men died and seven others were injured after their sports utility vehicle (SUV) fell into a gorge in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand, officials said on Friday.

The vehicle plunged into the gorge around 11 pm on Thursday night on Gorsali Motor Road near Bhatwadi in the district, the State Emergency Operation Centre said here.

The deceased were identified as Mahendra Pal, Attar Singh and Anup Rawat, who were residents of Lata and Gorsali villages, it said.

Also, seven persons were rescued from the place in wounded condition, the centre said.

They were rushed to a hospital in Bhatwadi and later referred to a hospital in Uttarkashi where they are undergoing treatment, the centre added.

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First Published: Fri, November 29 2019. 14:05 IST