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12 Pilgrims Killed As Truck Falls Into River Near Udham Singh Nagar in Dense Fog

Udham Singh Nagar, Dec 18: Twelve pilgrims were killed and 20 others injured when a DCM Toyota truck fell into the Nehal river in dense fog near Gadarpur on Saturday night, police said. SSP Pushpak
12 pilgrims killed as truck falls into river near...
India TV News Desk 18 Dec 2011, 15:56:37 PM IST

Udham Singh Nagar, Dec 18: Twelve pilgrims were killed and 20 others injured when a DCM Toyota truck fell into the Nehal river in dense fog near Gadarpur on Saturday night, police said.

SSP Pushpak Jyoti said, the pilgrims were returning from Baba Satnam Singh Piplidehra's religious programme, when the driver lost control and the truck fell in dense fog into the river.

The injured people have been admitted to Rudrapur and Haldwani hospitals, he said.

Those dead included  seven women and three children. All the pilgrims were from Rampur, UP.

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