U`khand: Six killed, 10 injured in road accidents
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Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 16:43
  
Dehradun: Six persons, including four students, were killed and 10 others injured in separate road accidents in Uttarakhand during the past 24 hours, police said on Wednesday.

Two students of a private university were killed and four others injured when the car in which they were travelling collided with a roadside tree at Nanda ki Chowki area near late last night.

The students, all aged between 20-22, were coming to Dehra Dun from Selaqui area when Siddarth, the driver of the vehicle, lost his control over it and collided with the tree, killing Modit and Archit on the spot, they said.

Siddarth and the other three-- Viraj Pal, Manjit Singh and Ravi Kumar were rushed to a nearby hospital where their condition was stated to be stable.

In a separate incident, two school students were killed and six others injured when a jeep in which they were travelling, fell into a khud at Jwarnairi area of Almora district, police said.

The mishap took place yesterday when the students, both aged 16, were on their way back home from school, they said, The deceased have been identified as Inder Singh Mahra and Surendra Singh, who were class X students of a government school.

In another incident, two youths were killed when the motorcycle in which they were travelling collided head on with a bus in Vikasnagar area near here.

Shubham Rawat (19) and Deepak Singh (20) were returning home after visiting a local fair when the incident took place.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 14:41


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