8 killed as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 22:07

Jammu: Eight persons were on Sunday killed and one other was injured when a passenger vehicle skidded off the road and rolled down into a 800-metre gorge in Doda district, 200-kms from here.

A passenger vehicle on way from Bhaderwah to Chinta, skidded off the road and rolled down the hill in Jai area of Doda, a senior police official said.

According to him, eight persons were killed in the mishap and one person identified as Nitin was rescued.

Nitin has been shifted to government medical college at Jammu for treatment, the official said.

As per the information, nine people were present in the vehicle at the time of mishap in the snow bound area, the official said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 22:07

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