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6 die after van falls in trench at Uttarakhand village

6 die after van falls in trench at Uttarakhand village

 Feb 12, 2018

A van coming from Uttarkashi fell into a deep chasm at Lambgaon Road near Chulli village under Dunda district here, killing six people and injuring four others, who were returning from a wedding procession in Uttarakhand.

According to In-Charge of the Emergency Operation Centre DS Petwal, a van carrying 10 people fell into a deep gorge late last night, killing five people on-the-spot, while one seriously-injured died during treatment.

The accident also left four people injured, two of them critically, said Petwal. The two seriously-injured persons were brought to this capital town on Monday morning for treatment, while as many were being treated at the district hospital of Uttarkashi, he added.

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