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Nine BJP supporters killed in landslide

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 11:26

Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand): Nine BJP
supporters were killed and two injured when their jeep fell
into a gorge after being hit by a landslide in Rangaon
village, police said on Tuesday.

The accident took place yesterday when 11 people were
going for an election-related programme in Didihat in the
district, Deputy Superintendent of Police Amit Srivastava

He said a big stone rolling from the hillocks during a
landslide hit the jeep passing through the village following
which it fell into the gorge. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.


First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 11:26
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