Eight killed in Kishtwar road mishap


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least eight people were killed and three others critically injured, today, when a vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu region.

According to Kashmir Media Service, a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) carrying the passengers from Chingam to Chatroo, met with the accident near village Bonda, the official said.

They said rescue teams swung into action immediately after the vehicle rolled down from the hilly road.

Five persons were found dead on-the-spot and three others succumbed while being evacuated to a hospital, the officials said, adding three more injured were rushed to hospital in a critical condition.—KMS


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