Two persons, including a woman, were killed and 10 injured when a cab fell into a gorge on the Rishikesh-Gangotri national highway in New Tehri today, police said.
The cab, carrying 12 people, was on its way to Chamba from Chjinyalisaur in Uttarkashi district. It fell into a 150-metre-deep gorge near Bailgaon in Tehri district, killing the driver and a woman passenger on the spot, SSP Yogendra Singh Rawat said.
The deceased have been identified as 53-year-old Ram Singh Rana, who was driving the vehicle, and 40-year-old Leela Devi who hailed from Chinyalisaur, he said.
The injured were rushed to Baurari hospital, from where five were referred to AIIMS, Rishikesh, the police official said.
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