Two killed, another injured as cab falls into gorge in J&K's Bhaderwah

The injured has been shifted to SDH Bhaderwah.
Two killed, another injured as cab falls into gorge in J&K's Bhaderwah
According to family members, the trio had gone to collect sticks from the Padri forest in the morning traditionally used for threshing paddy.Special Arrangement

Bhadarwah Oct 17: Two persons including an employee of the Power Development Department died while a third person was injured after a cab they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Khanni Top on interstate Bhaderwah-Chamba road on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

A police official that the cab bearing registration number JK06 - 8133 was on way towards Padri from Sartingal village skidded off the road near Khanni Top and fell into a 300 ft deep gorge purportedly due to the slippery conditions because of the drizzle since morning.

In the accident, Ijaz Ahmed, 45, son of Mohd Sultan and Ravi Kumar, 42, son of Shadi Lal both residents of Sartingal village died on the spot, the official said adding Irfan Ahmed son of Bashir Ahmed resident of Bheja village suffered injuries and has been shifted to SDH Bhadarwah.

According to family members, the trio had gone to collect sticks from the Padri forest in the morning traditionally used for threshing paddy.

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