2 die in car accident near Doda

Two persons died on the spot when a car they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Khellani Nullah, 14 km from Doda town on Batote-Kishtwar Highway on Tuesday morning.
2 die in car accident near Doda
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Two persons died on the spot when a car they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Khellani Nullah, 14 km from Doda town on Batote-Kishtwar Highway on Tuesday morning. 

"The driver of an Alto car, JK02BK-8974, which was on its way to Doda from Jammu, lost control of the vehicle which skidded off the road and fell into a 170 feet deep gorge at Khellani Nullah at 9 am," said SSP Doda, Zahid Naseem Manhas.

"Police immediately rushed to the spot and along with locals evacuated  both the passengers, who were badly trapped in boulders in the Nullah and shifted them to District Hospital Doda, where doctors declared both of them as brought dead," SSP added.

  The deceased have been identified as Imat Kumar son of Ram Lal of Roopnagar Jammu and Ramesh Kumar son of Mahraj Pandta of Jagti Narotam.

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