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2 killed as vehicle falls into gorge

 Two persons were killed on Tuesday when a car they were travelling in skidded off a road and fell into a 170-feet deep gorge in Doda district on Tuesday.



Jammu: Two persons were killed on Tuesday when a car they were travelling in skidded off a road and fell into a 170-feet deep gorge in Doda district on Tuesday.

Imat Kumar of Roopnagar and Ramesh Kumar of Jagti Narotam area met with the accident on Batote-Kishtwar National Highway.

"Driver of the car, which was on its way to Doda from Jammu, perhaps lost control and the vehicle skidded-off the road and fell into the gorge at Khellani Nullah at 9 AM," said Senior Superintendent of Police, Doda, Zahid Naseem Manhas.

"Police, with the help of locals, evacuated both the passengers who were badly trapped in boulders and rushed them to District Hospital Doda where doctors declared them brought dead," the officer said.

An FIR has been lodged at the Doda police station.

From Zee News

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