Five killed, three others injured in Ramban accident

Ramban: Five persons were killed while three other suffered critical injuries after a vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in this mountainous district on Saturday.

Reports reaching GNS said that a passenger cab on its way from Ukhral towards Alinbass skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge, resulting into the death of five passengers and serious injuries to three others.

A police official while confirming the accident told GNS that five persons including driver of the vehicle were killed while three persons suffered critical injuries. He said a joint rescue operation by police and civilians were launched to remove the injured to hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Iqbal Jaral, Javid Ahmad Jaral (Driver), Tarda Devi, Sanvi Devi and Neelofar Bano.

Meanwhile, Additional Deputy Commissioner Ramban Dr. Basharat Hussain Inqualibi told GNS that the injured have been admitted in a hospital.

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