Uttarakhand: 8 killed after car falls in gorge

ANI | Updated: Feb 07, 2018 09:51 IST

Champawat (Uttarakhand) [India], Feb 7 (ANI): At least eight people were killed after a car fell down a gorge in Champawat's Sawala area of Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

Local administration officials immediately rushed to the spot.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident.

The car was travelling from Pithoragarh to Tanakpur.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier on February 1, four tourists were killed and one woman was critically injured when their car fell into a canal in Nainital, Uttarakhand. (ANI)