Dehradun: Six persons, including two women,
were killed while 12 others injured in two road accidents in
Uttarakhand today, police sources said here.
Three persons were killed and as many injured when a bus
in which they were travelling fell into a gorge at Gumkhal
area of Pauri district.
The incident took place when the bus suddenly skidded off
the road, falling into the gorge, killing three of its
passengers on the spot.
The injured were rushed to a hospital in nearby Kotdwar
town, where the condition of two of them was stated to be
In another incident, three persons, including two women,
were killed and nine others injured when a jeep in which they
were travelling, fell into a gorge at Suyalkot area of Chamoli
The injured were admitted to a nearby primary health
centre where their condition was stated to be stable.