3 Killed, 6 Injured After Vehicle Carrying Panchayat Poll Candidates Falls into Gorge in U'khand
The candidates and their supporters, who were residents of Kepars village, were going to file nominations for the post of village head, a police officer said.
New Tehri (U'khand): Three people were killed and six injured when an SUV carrying panchayat poll candidates and their supporters fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal district on Tuesday, police said.
The passengers were travelling on the Chatiyara-Khawada motor road in Bhilangana block when the Bolero fell into the 150-metre-deep gorge, Ghansali police station incharge Pradeep Rawat said.
Birbal, Sabbal Lal and Shaukeen Singh died on the spot. Six people were injured and rushed to the Baleshwar community health centre. Those who were seriously injured were airlifted to the AIIMS Rishikesh, the officer said.
The candidates and their supporters, who were residents of Kepars village, were going to file nominations for the post of village head, the officer added.
Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.
Recommended For You
- Nach Baliye 9: Shraddha Arya Says Judge Raveena Tandon wasn't Concentrating on Her Performance
- Here's All About Indian Army Sourced Nissan Jonga SUV Bought by MS Dhoni
- These Stairs from the Iconic Scene in 'Joker' Have Now Become a Popular Tourist Destination
- Top WhatsApp Features Arriving With Upcoming Updates For iOS and Android
- Reliance Jio All-In-One Rs 222 Plan Vs. Airtel Rs 249 And Vodafone Rs 229 Recharge