One dead, two injured after car falls into gorge in Doda

DODA: A 35-year-old man was killed and two women were critically injured Sunday when the car they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge here, police said.

The accident occurred near Dunadi village in the district when the car was travelling from Gandoh to Doda on the Thathri-Kilhotran road, they said.

The driver, Abdul Latief, lost control over the vehicle while passing a curve and the car rolled down the hill and fell on a mud house near the banks of a river, leaving him dead and critically injuring two passengers – Rozia Bano and Zohra Begum — who were rushed to a hospital, police said.

The roof of the mud-house suffered extensive damages in the mishap but its occupants escaped unhurt, an official said. (AGENCIES)


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