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Six family members killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri

Six members of a family, two women and four children, were killed on Wednesday when a car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, police said.

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New Delhi Published on: June 26, 2019 20:35 IST
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Six members of a family, two women and four children, were killed on Wednesday when a car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, police said.

The car fell into a 200-metre-deep gorge near Mauriyana on the Suvakholi-Bhavan-Uttarkashi motor road, killing six people on the spot, SSP (Tehri) Yogendra Singh Rawat said.

Four others sustained injuries in the accident and were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Thatyud, he said.

The family, hailing from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was going to Uttarkashi to attend a wedding when the accident occurred, the officer added. 

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