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Friday, 31 August, 2007

6 killed in car accident near Nyimo (Leh)

Aug 30: At least six persons were killed and 10 others injured when a vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a 70-feet gorge in Leh district.
The ill-fated vehicle bearing registration number JK07-0880 was on its way from Kargil to Leh when it rolled down into a gorge near village Nimo. Driver of the vehicle reportedly lost control while negotiating a sharp curve.
On the receipt of information, a police party swung into action and brought out occupants of the ill-fated vehicle from the gorge. All were rushed to hospital where six of them were pronounced as brought dead.
The condition of four injured was stated to be critical when reports last came in.

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