Jammu and Kashmir: Ten killed in after vehicle falls Into 300-feet deep gorge

Ten people lost their lives when a passenger vehicle they were traveling in plunged into a 300-feet deep gorge on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. The tragic incident occurred around 1:30 am at Battery Cheshma in Ramban district amid heavy rainfall.

The victims, identified as migrant workers en route to Srinagar, were met with this unfortunate accident. Promptly, rescue operations were initiated by state disaster management personnel and police despite challenging weather conditions.

Expressing his condolences, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said, “Deeply shocked to learn of the unfortunate road accident in Ramban in which precious lives have been lost. My heartfelt condolences to bereaved families. I’ve issued instructions to Dist Admin & Div Com to render all assistance, as provided in the rule, to the kin of victims.”