1 dead as car falls into gorge in Uttarkashi

  • | Friday | 8th December, 2023

Uttarkashi: One person was killed and another injured after a car they were travelling in fell into a 50m-deep gorge near Chami on the Barkot-Vikasnagar highway in Uttarkashi district on Wednesday night.Police said that they were going towards Barkot town, when their vehicle met with an accident. Soon after, cops reached the spot and rescued the injured -- Ravi Kumar (58), a resident of Srinagar in Pauri Garhwal.The other man -- Manish (35) from Vikasnagar in Dehradun -- was founddead at the spot.District disaster management officer Devendra Patwal said on Thursday, "The injured man is being treated at a hospital in Naugaon. As per the doctors, he sustained minor injuries. The body of the deceased was kept in a mortuary after postmortem." We also published the following articles recentlyGirl found dead at resort in Uttarkashi, kin cry foulAn 18-year-old girl was found hanging inside a staff room in Kaflon village of Assi Ganga Valley. Her family alleged that she was murdered before being hanged from the ceiling. This incident follows the mysterious death of another girl who worked as a receptionist in a Rishikesh resort. The girls family demanded that the postmortem report be made public.At least 4 dead after vehicle falls into gorge at Zojila Pass in J&KFour people are feared dead after a vehicle rolled down a deep gorge at Zojila Pass in Ganderbal district. The ill-fated vehicle, bearing registration number JK07-1876, was en route from Kargil to Sonamarg. The deceased are reported to be residents of Kargil. Earlier, four men from Kerala died in a similar accident near Zojila Pass while returning to Srinagar from Leh.One dead, two injured after man attacks tourists near Paris Eiffel TowerA man attacked tourists near the Eiffel Tower in central Paris, resulting in the death of a German tourist and injuries to two others. The 26-year-old French national, who had a history of planning attacks and psychiatric disorders, was quickly apprehended by the police using a Taser stun gun. The suspect shouted "Allahu Akbar" and expressed his frustration over Muslim deaths in Afghanistan and Palestine, as well as the Gaza situation. The incident, which involved a knife attack and a subsequent hammer attack, is being investigated by the anti-terrorism prosecutors office. Concerns about security for the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris have been raised.

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