Jammu: A vehicle carrying passengers skidded off and rolled down into a 200-feet deep gorge in Reasi district killing nine people and injuring six others, police said Wednesday.
Seven people were killed on spot while as two more passed away later.
The tempo fell into the gorge at the Chechi Nallah area in the Mahore belt of the district this morning, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Reasi, Tahi Sajad Bhat told PTI.
He said nine people were killed and six others injured in the incident and a rescue operation has been launched.
The SSP said the injured are being shifted to the hospital and efforts are being made to recover the bodies.