Six killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Rajouri

Srinagar, March 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, six people were killed and one was critically injured, today, when a vehicle plunged into a deep gorge in Rajouri district.

The accident occurred at Ujhan-Dhandkote in Darhal area around 12.30 am when the driver of the private vehicle, which was on its way to village Sabzi, lost control while negotiating a turn, a police official said.

He said local residents launched a rescue operation immediately and were joined by police parties and a team of doctors and paramedics.

Four people were found dead while three others were rescued in critical condition, the official said, adding two of the injured succumbed at community health centre, Darhal. He said the critically injured person was referred to Jammu for specialised treatment.

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