5 killed , 6 injured as a vehicle falls into gorge in an accident in Doda

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road-accidentJAMMU: Five people were killed and six others injured in an accident when a passenger vehicle carrying members of marriage party fell into a deep gorge in mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.

The Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) carrying them, skilled off the road and rolled down into the gorge near Goal Bard belt of Gandoh tehsil in Doda last last night, a Police officer said today.

Two people died on the spot and three succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. Six others injured were hospitalised, he said.

Police carried rescue operation and shifted the injured to the district hospital.

(Online media sources)

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