Uttarakhand: Death toll in Tehri bus accident rises to 16
(Sourced from PTI)
The death toll in Uttarakhand's July 19 Tehri district accident, where a bus rolled down a 250-meter deep gorge, has risen to 16. Ashraf Ali (35) and Manoj Yadav (28), hailing from Bettiah in Bihar's West Champaran district, succumbed to their injuries at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh. Ali died late last night, while Manoj Yadav succumbed to his injuries this morning.
Ali and Yadav were among the 11 injured persons who were admitted to AIIMS, Rishikesh. 14 persons, including two women, were killed and 17 others injured when a roadways bus had fallen into a gorge on the Chamba-Uttarkashi highway in the district on July 19.