Three killed, four injured in mishap

Banihal;Three persons were killed and four others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Ramsoo area of Banihal district on Tuesday , police said.

The vehicle that was on its way from Banihal to Ramsoo fell in the gorge killing three persons on the spot and injuring four others, a police officer said.

He said the deceased have been identified as Mohammad Ayub, Parveena Begum and Shabir Ahmed.

A rescue operation was launched and the injured were taken to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura, Srinagar, he said.

A case has been registered and investigation is on in the matter, the officer added.