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Uttarakhand: 11 killed, 3 injured as passenger vehicle falls in deep gorge in Chamoli district | India News

Uttarakhand: 11 killed, 3 injured as passenger automobile falls in deep gorge in Chamoli district | Information

New Delhi: In an unlucky incident, a passenger automobile fell right into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Friday, November 18, 2022, which has claimed eleven lives up to now, injuring three. Based on the police studies, 16 passengers have been on board when the incident came about at round 4 PM at Urgam in Joshimath space of Uttarakhand’s Chmaoli district. 

11 folks killed, 3 injured as SUV falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district: Police

— Press Belief of India (@PTI_News) November 18, 2022

The passengers, boarded in Tata Sumo, have been on their method to Palla Jakhol village from Joshimath when the accident occurred, the State Emergency Operation Centre in Dehradun stated. Two of the occupants jumped out of the automobile within the nick of time, the SP stated.

Police and State Catastrophe Response Pressure (SDRF) groups have rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway. The gorge is round 300 metres deep and reaching the spot the place the stays of the automobile are mendacity is tough, an eyewitness informed PTI over the cellphone. The automobile is claimed to have been overloaded with some occupants additionally sitting on its roof.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami expressed grief on the lack of lives within the accident and introduced an ex gratia of ₹ 2 lakh every to the following of these killed.

He spoke to the District Justice of the Peace of Chamoli Himanshu Khurana over the cellphone and requested him to expedite the rescue efforts. Dhami additionally requested the DM to make sure that free medical remedy is offered to the injured.

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