Four feared dead as car rolls down into deep gorge at Zojila

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Sheikh Anees

Ganderbal:  At least four people are feared dead and one person critically injured after a car skidded off and rolled down into a deep gorge near Zojila on Srinagar-Leh highway Sunday evening.

Reports said that the four persons had died and one seriously injured as their Alto800 car on way to Sonamarag from Zero point Zojila met with an accident and rolled down and fell into a deep gorge near Near Baltal Base camp at Zojila pass on Srinagar-Leh.

They said police and medical teams have been rushed to the spot.

The injured person has been identified as Abid Ahmad from Seerhamdan of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

The deceased persons are reportedly Shawl weavers from Akad area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

More details are awaited, police added..