5 of family killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Kishtwar
members of a family, including two women, were killed on Wednesday when their
vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of
Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said.
happened when the family was carrying the body of a baby from Jammu to their
Bahadat village in Drabshalla for last rites, he said.
Nallah, the driver of the private car lost control over the wheel, the official
The deceased were
identified as Pawan Kumar (32), wife Rekha Devi (26), Rita Devi (30), Kewal
Krishan (37) and P Kumar (30).
leader and former minister GM Saroori expressed grief over the loss of lives
and said the repeated road accidents in Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and Udhampur
districts must be a grave concern for the J-K administration.