Six dead, one injured in Rajouri road mishap

Srinagar

Six people died and one was critically injured in a road accident on Sunday in Darhal area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Reports said that the accident occurred at Ujhan-Dhandkote in Darhal area around 12.30 am when the driver of the private vehicle, which was on way to village Sabzi lost control and plunged into a deep gorge.

They said local residents launched a rescue operation immediately and were joined by police parties and a team of doctors and paramedics.

An official said four people were found dead while three others were rescued in a critical condition.

Two of the injured succumbed at community health centre Darhal this morning, he said, adding the person who was critically injured was referred to Jammu for specialised treatment.

A case has been registered and investigations into the matter have been initiated, an official said.

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