Five killed as jeep falls into gorge


Dehradun: Five passengers were killed as the jeep in which they were travelling fell into a gorge. The incident occurred in Chomiyala-Dhanshali road. Police have arrived at the spot and are trying to recover the bus which has fallen nearly 30 metres below into a river.

Priliminary investigations have revealed that five passengers have been killed till now in the incident. The death toll may increase following the incident. Five passengers have been rescued and sent to hospital for treatment.

Since the Jeep fell into the river, there are chances that many passengers may have carried away with the flow of the river. The rescue operations are still underway.