4 dead in Ladakh road accident, ill-fated Jeep still untraceable – ‘Kashmir News Trust #KNT

Kashmir News Trust #KNT

The Thar Jeep that skidded off the road near Khardungla Pass in Ladakh is still untraceable, police said on Wednesday.

Four tourists from Delhi and UP were killed after the Jeep they were traveling in skidded off the road near Khardungla Pass and fell into 150 feet gorge. Three tourists from Delhi and one from UP were on board when the mishap occurred.

Station House Officer Nubra Mr Stenzin told news agency Kashmir News Trust that the condition of the road had become slippery due to snowfall on Tuesday. “Efforts are on to trace the vehicle,” he said adding that an FIR vide number 18/22 under sections 379, 337, and 304A already stands registered at police station Nubra in this regard.

The police officer said that all four bodies were airlifted to their native states. He identified the deceased as Muhammad Feroz, Reyaz Ahmed and Azam Khan, all residents of New Delhi and Zeeshan Toufeeq of Muradabad UP. (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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