Wednesday 20 Feb, 2019

The bus fell into the gorge, killing 10 people

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Dehradun: Ten killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand. Nine injured. The accident occurred on Rikshikesh-Gangotri highway today.

In the Tihri district, the bus fell into the 250-feet deep gorge at Suriyadhar on the highway. The bus of the Uttarakhand Transport Corp bus comprised 25 persons from Uttarkashi to Haridwar. Rescue work is in progress.

The state government has arranged helicopters to bring the injured to the AIIMS in Rishikesh. Rs 2 lakh was given to the dependents of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured. A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the accident.

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