Nine Killed in Kishtwar road accident

road accidentJammu : Nine people were killed in a road accident in Kishtwar district of the Jammu region, police said Sunday.

A senior police officer said that a vehicle engaged by the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) rolled down into a deep gorge around midnight due to dense fog and heavy snowfall.

He said the accident took place at Aski near Wadwan in Kishtwar district, 245 km from here.

A local army unit rushed to the spot and rescued three people of the ill-fated vehicle.

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