2 dead as truck falls into gorge in Doda

A teenager and a youth were killed when a truck skidded off a road and plunged into a deep gorge in Doda district on Monday, police said.

The incident occurred near Goha-Marmat when the gravel-laden vehicle was on way to Magota village from Doda, an official said. He said Pervaiz Ahmad (22) and Nayeem Ahmad (15) were found dead by the rescuers. The bodies were handed over to the families, the official added.