14 Killed as Vehicle Falls into Gorge

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Jammu: At least 14 persons were killed and 30 others injured 10 of them seriously, when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in the Ramnagar area of the district, early morning. The heavily overcrowded matador was on its way from Ghordi to Ramnagar with mostly college students and government employees, when it fell into a deep gorge near Dalsar area of the Ramnagar Tehsil, a police officer said today.

He said that 14 people including eight males, five females and one child died on the spot, whereas 30 others seriously injured and admitted to the hospital from where the seriously injured have been referred to the Government Medical College and Jammu hospital. The district administration fears that the number of casualties might increase.

PTI

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