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21 killed, 25 injured in four accidents in Uttarak

Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 23:37

Dehra Dun: At least 21 people, including 11
members of two marriage parties, were killed and 25 injured in
four road accidents in Uttarakhand, officials said here on Saturday.

Eight people were killed and 10 injured when a private
bus in which they were travelling fell into a ditch in Tyuni
area today.

The ill-fated bus was on its way to Vikasnagar, the
officials said adding all the eight died instantly.

Chief Minister B C Khanduri had ordered a magisterial probe into the accident and directed officials to provide best
medical care to the injured.
In another accident, four members of a marriage party
were killed and two injured when their van was hit by a truck
in Pathari area in Haridwar today.

The van was going from Haridwar to Muzaffarnagar when the
accident took place, police said.

Seven members of a marriage party were killed yesterday
night when their vehicle fell into a ditch in Ranipokhari area
near Rishikesh.
In yet another road mishap, two persons were killed and
13 injured when their van overturned in Bataghat area near
Mussoorie last evening.


First Published: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 23:37
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