15 die as vehicle with marriage party plunges into gorge

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 23:37

Dehradun: Fifteen people were killed and 19 injured when a canter carrying a marriage party fell into a gorge near Kaladhungi in Uttarakhand`s Nainital district on Sunday evening, police said.
The accident happened when the victims were returning to Amroha in Uttar Pradesh after attending a marriage in Bara Pathar area, Nainital SSP Sadanand Date said.

Thirteen died instantly and two in hospital, he said.

Two injured were admitted to a hospital in Haldwani where the condition of two of them was described as critical.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 23:37

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