Toll in Dehradun accident climbs to 13; rescue ops on, two saved thus far

The accident occurred on Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand's Dehradun district

Asian News International October 31, 2021 16:32:56 IST
Toll in Dehradun accident climbs to 13; rescue ops on, two saved thus far

File image of Dehradun district magistrate Dr R Rajesh Kumar. ANI

Dehradun: The death toll in the Dehradun road mishap climbed to 13 on Sunday, informed Dehradun district magistrate Dr R Rajesh Kumar.

He further stated that teams have been deployed at the accident site to conduct rescue operations and two have been rescued so far.

Dehradun district magistrate Dr R Rajesh Kumar has given further information on the road accident on Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand's Dehradun district.

Speaking to ANI, Kumar said, "We had received info that the vehicle rolled down a gorge. The teams are on the spot and 13 deaths are confirmed and two have been rescued so far and making postmortem facility available at the spot.

"Chief minister has sent a message that compensation will be given to injured and kins of deceased", he added.

Earlier in the day, 11 people were killed and four were left injured in a road accident at Bulhad-Baila road in the Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand's Dehradun district.

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