Five dead, 15 injured in Kathua road accident

The injured were evacuated and shifted to Billawar hospital for treatment.
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Srinagar, Jan 21: Five persons, including a woman, were killed and fifteen others injured after a mini-bus plunged into a gorge in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir late last night.

A police official said the road accident took place when the driver lost control over the minibus near Sila village and the vehicle plunged into a deep gorge, leaving five dead and 15 injured.

The injured were evacuated and shifted to Billawar hospital for treatment.

The official said that a case has been lodged.

LG Manoj Sinha has expressed grief over the accident and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured.

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