Five dead after cab rolls down into gorge on Doda-Batote highway in J&K, minor girl found alive

Reports said that a vehicle heading towards Batote from Doda skidded off the road and rolled down into a 250ft gorge at Ragi Nallah at around 7:15 pm.
Five dead after cab rolls down into gorge on Doda-Batote highway in J&K, minor girl found alive
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Five persons were killed in a road accident at Ragi nallah on Doda-Batote highway in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday evening. A missing minor girl was miraculously found alive at the accident site.

Reports said that a vehicle heading towards Batote from Doda skidded off the road and rolled down into a 250ft gorge at Ragi Nallah – 20 kilometres from Doda town – at around 7:15 pm.

They said that the local volunteers swung into action and recovered the five bodies from the spot of the accident.

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The deceased have been identified as Rakesh Kumar Bhagat son of Datta Raj Bhagat, Chander Rekha (32) wife of Ajeet Kumar, Babli Devi and Smriti Devi — all residents of Ganika village, located five kilometres from Doda town.

An official said all the bodies were shifted to GMC Doda.

A girl, identified as Anya (aged around 4 or 5 years) was found alive at the accident site.

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