Vehicle falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri; at least five people killed, three others injured

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

 Vehicle falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmirs Rajouri; at least five people killed, three others injured

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The accident occurred at Kewal village 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.

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.

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Updated Date: Jun 23, 2019 20:43:13 IST