Pithoragarh, October 30
Four persons, including two Nepalese, were killed while one had a miraculous escape when the pickup van they were travelling in was hit by boulders at the Jyuti nullah on the Dharchula-Garvadhar road, 30 km from Dharchula, last evening.

They were on their way to Garvadhar from Dharchula.
The deceased have been identified as Karan Singh (28), a resident of Narayan Asharm (Sosa), Mangal Singh (35), a resident of Dharchula, and two Nepalese Ganesh Singh (32) and Dhan Singh (30).
The road widening work is going on at the spot where the accident took place. On September 7 also, a similar accident had taken place.
The bodies had been sent for a post-mortem examination, said MC Durgapal, SO, Dharchula Thana.

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