22 killed, 19 injured in Uttarakhand bus mishap

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Dehradun, Jan 6 (ANI): At least twenty two people were killed and nineteen injured when a bus carrying businessmen and their families fell into a gorge in Kuthalgate area near Dehradun last night.

The mishap occurred when the bus, going to Haridwar from Mussoorie, skidded off the road and fell into 50-feet-deep gorge. Most of the victims died on the spot.

The injured have been admitted to Doon Government Hospital.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced a compensation of one lakh rupees each of the next of the kin of the deceased. (ANI)

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