Three killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Three persons were killed and another was critically injured when their SUV fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri district in the wee hours on Saturday.

The mishap occurred at about 4.30 AM when the vehicle with four persons on board fell into a 200 metre deep gorge near Umranshu village, about 32 km from Pauri, police said.

Three persons died on the spot, they said, adding that the injured has been admitted at a hospital in Shrinagar.

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has expressed grief over the death of three persons in the accident.