Jammu, Aug 9: Nine persons died and six injured on Wednesday after a vehicle in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said.
The accident held when the driver lost control over the vehicle carrying passengers departed from Rajouri and heading to Reasi district at Jamsalaan around 8.45 a.m., the police said.
The vehicle skid off the road near Chachi Nalla in Reasi’s Janslam village, killing seven persons and injuring eight others. The injured were rushed to a hospital for treatment.
“Two of the critically injured later succumbed to their injuries,” the police added.