Uttrakhand: Four killed, 23 injured in separate road accident

Dehradun: In two separate road accidents in two districts of Uttrakhand, four persons lost their lives while 23 others were injured, police said here on Saturday.

A jeep carrying ten people, which was on its way to Munsiyari, fell into a gorge near Kakdsena. Two persons died on the spot, while eight others got injured, they said.

In another incident, two persons were killed and 14 others injured when a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a gorge in Bageshwar district, police said here today.

The bus, carrying a marriage party, fell into a gorge when the vehicle driver lost control over it near Chauranagar in Bageshwar district, killing two persons and injuring fourteen others last night, they said.

The mishap occurred when the bus was returning from Thapolsira.

The injured have been admitted to a district hospital in Bageshwar, they said.

In a third incident in Rudraprayagh district, a jeep fell into a deep gorge injuring the driver.