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HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014

Nine killed as bus plunges into the Ganga

PTI  Tehri (Uttarakhand), May 07, 2014
First Published: 12:38 IST(7/5/2014) | Last Updated: 12:44 IST(7/5/2014)

Nine persons were killed and 31 others injured when a roadways bus plunged 300 metres down the road into the River Ganga at Saknidhar in Tehri district on Wednesday.

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The roadways bus carrying 52 passengers was going from Delhi to Guptkashi when the mishap occurred at Saknidhar between Vyasi and Devprayag in the district at around 6:15am.

Nine bodies have been recovered while 31 have been injured, Tehri SSP Janmejya Khanduri said. The injured have been hospitalised.


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