SRINAGAR: One person died and another critically injured in a tragic road accident when a truck fell into a deep gorge near Bajri Nallah Zojila pass on Srinagar-Leh highway on Thursday reports said.
An official told Kashmir Life that a Truck bearing registration Number JK03B/4773 who was on way from Ladakh to Srinagar skidded off the road and fell into 400-ft deep gorge Near Bajri Nallah at Zojila pass in Ganderbal district.
He said that team of police, ambulance and locals reached the spot where the conductor had already died and the driver was seriously injured.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Wahid Khan Son of Abdul Lateef Khan a resident of Khalmullah Ganderbal
The injured driver has been identified as Mohammad Saleem Reshi Son of Mohammad Yousuf Reshi a resident of Khulmullah Ganderbal.
He was rushed to PHC Sonamarg For treatment where doctors referred him to SKIMS Soura for further treatment.
More details awaited.