Three Killed as Jeep Falls Into River in Uttarakhand

The incident happened when the jeep carrying 11 people fell into Bhilangna river at Ghansahli area here killing three people and injuring six others.

Published: 09th August 2015 03:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th August 2015 03:35 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

DEHRADUN: Three people were today killed and six others injured, four of them critically, when a jeep carrying them fell into a river at Tehri district here, police said today.

The incident happened when the jeep carrying 11 people was going to Ghansaali from Chamiyala, they said.

The jeep fell into Bhilangna river at Ghansahli area here killing three people and injuring six others.

Upon receiving information, police reached the spot and recovered three bodies. Two others are still missing, police said.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital, they said.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Harish Rawat expressed grief over the incident and asked Tehri District Magistrate to ensure that adequate compensation is provided to the families of the deceased.

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