Dehradun: Three persons were killed and two seriously injured when a jeep they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district, police said on Saturday.
    
The mishap occurred at about 9 pm on Friday night when the vehicle was on way to Purola, they said.
    
All the three persons were killed on the spot. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital from where they were referred to a hospital in Dehradun.
    
Incessant rains in the area had made the road slippery which may have led to the accident, police said.

(Agencies)

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