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Bus plunges into river, leaving 9 killed and 31 injured

Roadways bus carrying 52 passengers was going from Delhi to Guptkashi when the mishap occurred at Saknidhar.

By: Press Trust of India | Tehri | Published on:May 7, 2014 12:27 pm

Nine persons were killed  and 31 others injured when a roadways bus plunged 300 metres down the road into the River Ganga at Saknidhar in Tehri district on Wednesday.

The roadways bus carrying 52 passengers was going from Delhi to Guptkashi when the mishap occurred at Saknidhar
between Vyasi and Devprayag in the district at around 6.15 AM.

Nine bodies have been recovered while 31 have been injured, Tehri SSP Janmejya Khanduri said.

The injured have been hospitalised.

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