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Nine children among 14 dead in two accidents in Uttarakhand

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Published : Aug 6, 2019, 10:51 am IST
Updated : Aug 6, 2019, 10:51 am IST

According to news agency ANI, a team of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) was been rushed to the spot.

More details are awaited. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 More details are awaited. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Dehradun: At least 14 people, including children, were killed in two separate accidents in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

In the first accident, nine children died and eight were seriously injured after a school bus rolled down a gorge in Kangsali of Tehri Garhwal. The bus was carrying 18 children.

 

According to news agency ANI, a team of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) was been rushed to the spot. The injured have been shifted to a hospital, it added.

In another accident, five passengers were killed and several feared trapped when a boulder fell on their bus on the Badrinath Highway.

More details are awaited.

Tags: uttarakhand, road accident, state disaster response force
Location: India, Uttarakhand