At least 19 people were injured and 1 was killed on Tuesday night when a matador travelling from Mansar to Galyot lost its balance and flung into a gorge.
The matador was carrying wedding guests and was returning to Galyot after attending the gathering. The mishap took place at around 11: 30 pm near Gulzara Mod after the matador lost its balance and plunged 20 feet into a gorge.
“It is extremely difficult to carry out the rescue operations because of the steep gorge. We had to use long ropes to rescue the survivors as well as recover the dead body, ” said one local.
The deceased has been identified as Vinod Kumar (32). Whereas, Kuldeep (30) who is critically injured has been referred to the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu.