J&K: Nine killed in tragic road accident

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Nine persons were killed and ten others injured in a road accident in Mahore tehsil of Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Reports said that a tempo, bearing registration number JK02 AG-0730, rolled down into a gorge near Shishi Nallah, resulting into on spot death of seven persons.

They said one person is feared to have drowned in the nallah and ten other suffered injuries.

The injured were rushed to Sub-district hospital Mahore where from critically injured persons are being airlifted to Jammu for specialised treatment.

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The tempo was on way to Mahore from Buddan when the mishap took place around 8:45 am.

More details are awaited.