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47 killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

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Dehradun: At least 47 passengers were killed and several critically injured after a bus fell into a 213-metre gorge in Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garhwal district on Sunday morning. The incident occurred near Gween village when the overloaded private bus fell into a 200-metre-deep gorge, Pauri Superintendent of Police Jagat Ram Joshi said.

The driver is said to have lost control of the 28-seater bus which was headed to Ramnagar from Bhaun. Eight injured people were rushed to nearby medical facilities out of which four were in
“very critical” condition.

Inspector General of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Sanjay Gunjial has informed that a chopper has been rushed to airlift the remaining injured people.

Announcing a magisterial inquiry into the accident, Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the dead. The CM also said the treatment of the injured would be taken care of by the government.

source : http://www.bfirst.in/category/nation/at-least-35-killed-as-bus-falls-into-gorge-in-uttarakhand-497748

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