SRINAGAR: Three persons were killed when a water tanker skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu on Saturday.
Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that the accident took place at Kiru Patharnaki, resulting on the spot death of the trio on board it. The deceased have been identified as Tariq Hussain, Arslan and ‘Janu’, all residents of Offani Padder.
SHO Kishtwar Abid Bukhari told GNS that a case has been registered and an investigation was taken up in the incident. Bodies of the deceased were shifted to district hospital Kishtwar for medico-legal formalities.