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3 killed, 40 injured in road accident in Himachal

Three women were killed and 40 other pilgrims injured on Sunday when a truck in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge near Kunal-Pathari, police sources said.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2009 20:40 IST

Three women were killed and 40 other pilgrims injured on Sunday when a truck in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge near Kunal-Pathari, police sources said.

The truck was ferrying about 80 pilgrims to Kot-Kwalo temple when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp curve and the vehicle fell into the gorge nearly 10 kms from Dharamsala, police said.

Arpana (18), Madhu (22) and Rano (28) were killed on the spot.

The 30 seriously injured were admitted to Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC), Tanda in Kangra district, police said adding that a case had been registered.

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