Six killed as van falls into gorge

July 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Six people were killed and 14 injured Tuesday when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

The accident occurred in Kandi area of Rajouri district when the Tempo Traveller slipped off the road and fell into a deep gorge. Locals of the area recovered the bodies and also rescued the injured, police said.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known, an official said.

The injured have been shifted to the district hospital where the condition of four is stated to be critical.

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