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Bus carrying 65 people falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

PTI  Champawat (Uttarakhand), April 27, 2013
First Published: 00:02 IST(27/4/2013) | Last Updated: 00:04 IST(27/4/2013)

A bus carrying 65 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge near Devidura in the district on Friday.

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The accident occurred at Jamanpura when the bus was returning from Mollakot village in Champawat district to Palamgaon in Almora, officials in Champawat said.

The bus fell into a 300-metre deep gorge, they said.

A team of officials rushed to the scene of the mishap to launch rescue operations and ascertain the number of people killed, they said.


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