Pilgrim dies after boulder hits vehicle

DN Bureau

A pilgrim died when a vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a boulder after a landslide in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Tuesday.

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Gopeshwar (U'khand):  A pilgrim died when a vehicle in which they were travelling was hit by a boulder after a landslide in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Tuesday.

Eleven people were in the vehicle that was going to the Badrinath pilgrimage site. It was hit by a boulder falling from the hillside after a landslide, official sources said.

Three pilgrims have been rescued and efforts are on to extricate the rest, the sources added.(PTI)

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