7 injured in Kishtwar road accident

Seven persons including a minor were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into gorge at Bindraban-Bhandarkote area of this district on Monday.

An official said an Eco car (JK17-4518) was on way to Kishtwar from Rahalthal when the driver lost control over the vehicle near Bindraban-Bhandarkote on Kishtwar-Sinthan road.

The official said police, members of Red Cross Society and locals rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to district hospital Kishtwar. The injured included 5-year-old Ankush Kumar.