Five members of a family, including two women, were killed on Wednesday in a road accident in Kishtwar district.

Reports said that a private vehicle travelling from Jammu to Bahadat village in Drabshalla skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Paani Nallah in Kishtwar district resulting in the death of five members of a family.

They said that the accident happened when the family was carrying the body of a baby from Jammu to their Bahadat village in Drabshalla for last rites.

An official identified the deceased were identified as Pawan Kumar (32), his wife Rekha Devi (26), Rita Devi (30), Kewal Krishan (37) and P Kumar (30).

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident.



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