4 non-locals including 2 women, child die in Khooni Nallah road accident

RAMBAN:  A deadly road accident near Khuni Nallah on Srinagar-Jammu Highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir left four non-locals dead. The deceased included two women and a two-year-old child, all residents of Chattisgarh.

A police official told news agency Kashmir News Trust that the accident occurred on Wednesday morning when the driver lost control over the vehicle that skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge near Khuni Nallah.

The vehicle in which labourers from Chattisgarh were on way from Jammu to Srinagar rolled down after skidding off the road.

He said that a rescue operation was immediately launched by the police, Army and local volunteers. Three people including two women were found dead while five others were taken to district hospital Ramban where two-year-old Aryan succumbed to injuries.

Three of the injured have been identified as Narayan Manji (21), Dinesh Kumar (19) and Maghe Lal (17). The condition of the injured is stated to be critical. (KNT)

Neyaz Elahi

Neyaz Elahi, who switched from Electronic to Print Media is a Kashmir based Accredited Journalist who has written extensively on Kashmir for local, national and international web portals. He is currently associated with Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT).

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