KISHTWAR, July 9: Two persons were killed and 4 others injured when the Cruiser vehicle they were traveling in skidded off the road and plunged into gorge near Machipal area, here today.
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The ill-fated vehicle bearing Registration number JK17-8952 was on its way to Balgran from Thathri, when the driver lost control over the vehicle and it landed into deep gorge near Machipal on Thathri-Gandoh road, resulting into on the spot death of two persons and injuries to four others.
On getting information, police team rushed to the spot and started rescue operation with the help of locals.
All the injured persons were shifted to hospital in Thathri and later referred to GMC Doda, where they were undergoing treatment, when last reports came in.
The body of the deceased identified as Uttam Singh, son of Somi Raj of Nagni and Sunil Kumar, son of Som Raj of Balgra were shifted to mortuary of hospital for autopsy, which will be conducted tomorrow.
The injured were identified as Daleep, son of Hans Raj of Machipall, Chander, son of Des Raj of Balgran, Bachan Singh, son of Juri Lal of Balgran and his wife Indra Devi.
A case under relevant Sections has been registered at Kishtwar Police Station and investigation started.