Dehradun: Three persons, including two women, were killed and four others injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Saung area of Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, police said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred on Monday evening when the jeep going from Bharari to Lahur fell into a 50 feet deep gorge, killing two women and a man on the spot, Bageshwar SDM K S Tolia said.

Four persons, including the driver of the vehicle, were injured in the mishap out which two are critical, he said. The injured were admitted in a community health centre nearby from where two have been referred to a hospital in Haldwani, he said.

(Agencies)

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