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Army officer among three dead in Pithoragarh

Three persons including one Army officer died near Devalthal, 32 kms from Pithoragarh, when the car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge, police said on Tuesday.

india Updated: Jul 29, 2009 01:26 IST

Three persons including one Army officer died near Devalthal, 32 kms from Pithoragarh, when the car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge, police said on Tuesday.

The car was on its way to Pithoragarh from Thal town.

The dead include Santosh Karki of Pithoragarh and Lt Naveen Karki and Ajay Yadav from Lucknow.

The police and medical team have been rushed to the spot and the arrangements to recover the bodies from the gorge are on way.

They are having a tough time due to heavy rains, police said.