Four dead as cash transportation van of bank falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district

Four employees were killed when a cash transportation van of a bank skidded off the road and fell into a 400-foot gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Monday, police said.

Press Trust of India November 04, 2019 23:22:02 IST
Four dead as cash transportation van of bank falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district
  • Four employees were killed when a cash transportation van of a bank skidded off the road and fell into a 400-foot gorge

  • The accident took place at Madole when the driver of the cash van lost control while negotiating a blind curve

  • Three persons died on the spot, while the fourth succumbed to injuries on way to the hospital

Jammu: Four employees were killed when a cash transportation van of a bank skidded off the road and fell into a 400-foot gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Monday, police said.

The accident took place at Madole when the driver of the cash van of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank lost control while negotiating a blind curve, an officer said.

The vehicle was going to Bani from Kathua.

Three persons died on the spot, while the fourth succumbed to injuries on way to the hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Vikram Singh, Kavel Sharma, Jajpal and Harband Singh, the official added.

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