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Major accident: Bus fell into gorge at Vikas Nagar near Dehradun; 14 death |

Dehradun: A significant accident occurred on Sunday in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. In Vikas Nagar, 14 folks died after the bus fell right into a gorge close to Chakrata, whereas many individuals had been injured. The situation of a few of them is claimed to be critical. All of the injured have been admitted to a close-by hospital. It’s being informed that most people on the bus had been residents of the identical village.

The accident occurred round 8 am on Sunday morning. There was a scream as quickly because the automotive fell into the 1300 toes deep gorge. Listening to the cries of the injured, villagers rushed to the spot and began evacuating the folks trapped below the bus. The villagers themselves knowledgeable the police in regards to the accident. Soon after, the police and SDRF groups received concerned within the rescue operation.

Danger of accident because of overloading

Police say that the accident could have occurred because of overloading. The bus was small, carrying 25 folks. It’s being informed that the variety of buses on the route by which this bus was passing was very much less. In such a state of affairs, many individuals boarded the identical bus.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami has condoled the accident. Dhami tweeted and stated, ‘Condolences to the accident on Bulhad-Byla street below Chakrata space. May God give peace to the soul of the deceased and energy to the household to bear the loss. The district administration has been directed to expedite the rescue and reduction operations and supply instant therapy to the injured.

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