Yet another accident: Four killed, 5 injured in Kishtwar mishap
Jammu, Nov 13:
Four people were killed and five others injured when a vehicle skidded off the
road and rolled down into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district on Wednesday,
carrying pilgrims from Palmar to the Sarthal temple, fell into the gorge after
the driver lost control over it, they said.
Police and locals
rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to a district hospital in Kishtwar,
where doctors declared four of them brought dead, the officials said.
injured people were shifted to the Government Medical College here through a
chopper for specialised treatment.
administration, Kishtwar, provided immediate relief of Rs 10,000 each to the
family members of the deceased and 5,000 each to the injured.
This is the
second such incident in 24 hours as 16 people, including five women and three
children, were killed on Tuesday when a passenger vehicle skidded off the road
and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district.