10 killed, 13 injured as tempo falls into river in India


Rescue operation underway after a vehicle fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag, on June 15, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI

RUDRAPRAYAG, June 15: Ten people were killed and 13 injured when a tempo traveller skidded off the road and fell into the Alaknanda river on Badrinath national highway in Uttarakhand here on Saturday, officials said.

Garhwal Inspector General of Police KS Nagnyal said that the victims of the accident were tourists on the way to visit Chopta.

Nagnyal said 26 people were in the vehicle and most of them were residents of Delhi. Ten people died in the accident, the IG said. 

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