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Uttarakhand: 3 killed as car falls into gorge due to poor visibility

The incident took place near Banali village late evening. According to IANS, all the victims worked on a project of laying electricity wires.  

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: December 28, 2018 8:32 IST
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At least three people were killed in Tehri on Thursday night when a vehicle fell into a gorge due to poor visibility, police said on Friday.

The incident took place near Banali village late evening. According to IANS, all the victims worked on a project of laying electricity wires.

The Bolero car fell into a deep gorge at the Kandakhaal road apparently due to poor visibility, a police official said.

The deceased have been identified as Sachin, Ankur and Harjeet. All the deceased were from Haridwar. 

"We have informed their families, the bodies have been pulled out of the gorge and the post-mortems will be done later on Friday" the police official informed.

The bodies for now have been kept at the Pratapnagar hospital. 

Uttarakhand has been facing fog and snow in the past one week leading to poor visibility in the hilly regions.

 

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