At least three people were killed and five others were injured when a private vehicle skidded off a road and fell into a 200 feet gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district on Monday.
The accident was reported from near Seenbatti along the Pogal-Paristan road, about 25 km from Ramban, a police official said.
At the time of the accident, the vehicle was travelling towards Seenbatti.
According to the official, the driver lost control over it while negotiating a blind curve.
A rescue operation was immediately launched and three persons - Milap Singh (55), Keshu Ram (44) and Raju Singh (24) -- were found dead.
The official said the injured, Reyaz Ahmad (driver), Kalyan Singh, Kartar Singh, Flower Singh and Hari Om were admitted to the Ramban District Hospital after initial treatment at the Public Health Centre in Ukhral.