IN PHOTOS: 10 killed, 13 injured as tempo traveller falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag

At least 10 people were reportedly killed and 13 injured after the tempo traveller in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge on Badrinath Highway in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on Saturday. Pics/PTI

Updated On: 2024-06-15 06:54 PM IST

Compiled by : Asif Ali Sayed

Rescue operation underway after a vehicle fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag. Pics/PTI

State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and police officials immediately rushed to the spot following the accident and launched a massive rescue operation

The officials said that four of the injured have sustained serious injuries and were undergoing treatment

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami expressed condolences over the loss of lives in the accident and said the seriously injured passengers are being airlifted to AIIMS Rishikesh

"Instructions have been given to the concerned officials for better treatment of the injured," he said

The tempo was heading to Rudraprayag from Noida in Uttar Pradesh when it fell into the 150-meter-deep gorge

Dhami, in a post on X, expressed his condolences on the loss of lives in the accident and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured

Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed condolences over the loss of lives in the accident and said that local administration and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams are engaged in rescue operation

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