13 dead after bus falls into deep gorge in Uttarakhand’s Tehri

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Tehri (Uttarakhand), Jul 19 (ANI): At least 13 people died and several others got injured after a bus fell into a deep gorge in Tehri’s Suryadhar on Thursday. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation bus skidded off the Rishikesh Gangotri Highway into 250-metre deep gorge. Police teams, fire department from Tehri and Disaster Response Team from Chamba are at spot. Search and rescue operation is underway. State Government has ordered to provide helicopters to bring injured to AIIMS Rishikesh. Rs 2 lakh compensation has been announced for the family of deceased and Rs 50,000 for injured persons. Magisterial inquiry has been ordered in the matter.

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