Jammu, July 5: A police officer told media persons here that three persons were killed and four others were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in went out of driver’s control on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Banihal town in Ramban district.
“The ill-fated vehicle dropped into a 300-foot deep gorge,” the police officer said.
All the injured have been admitted to a sub-district hospital in Banihal town for treatment.
According to unverified sources, the driver of the car was driving rashly in a highly negligent manner when he lost control and the Maruti Omni car rolled down 300 feet resulting in the death of three people instantly.
Details of the Dead
1 Shabir Ahmed (Driver) s/o Gh Mohd Naik r/o Tachi, age 31
2 Mohd Ayoub s/o Abdul Aziz r/o Sarbagni, age 50
3 Parveen Begum w/o Mohd Ayoub Katoch r/o Sarbagni, age 40
Details of Injured Persons
1 SPO Gulzar Ahmed s/o Gul Mohd r/o Ramsoo, age 30
2 Hanan Parveez Khan s/o Parveez Khan r/o Chamalwas, age 13
3 Nargis w/o Parvez Khan r/o Chamalwas, age 36
4 Irfan Ahmed s/o Asadullah Malik r/o Chachihall, age 34