Four persons were killed and another injured after their car plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district late on Monday, police said.
Doda senior superintendent of police (SSP) Abdul Qayoom said, “This evening an accident took place on Batote-Doda national highway near Ragi Nallah (a rivulet) in which a private Swift Desire car rolled 200 metres down into the Nallah. Four persons died on the spot and a fifth was injured.”
The injured was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, said the SSP. Qayoom said the identity of the dead and injured were yet to be ascertained.
A police team immediately reached the site of the accident for rescue operations, the SSP said.