5 dead, 3 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

At least five persons were killed and three others injured Sunday when a vehicle rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. 

5 dead, 3 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

Jammu: At least five persons were killed and three others injured Sunday when a vehicle rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, police said. 

The accident occurred at Kewal villager near Budhal in the border district around 4.15 pm, a police official said. He said a rescue operation was immediately launched after the vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into the gorge. 

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Two persons were found dead on the spot while the driver of the vehicle and two others succumbed to injuries on way to a hospital, the official said. The three injured were evacuated from the accident site and shifted to the hospital, he added.