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Three of family dead as vehicles falls into gorge in J&K's Kishtwar

The bodies were retrieved from the scene and are being handed over to their next of kin for last rites, the official said.

Published: 21st February 2021 03:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st February 2021 03:49 PM   |  A+A-

Accident, Road accident

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By PTI

JAMMU: Three members of a family were killed on Sunday after their car skidded off the road and plunged into a 250-feet gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kahmir, police said.

Jassi Devi (50), her son Nitin Kumar (27) and daughter Kajal (20) died on the spot in the accident, a police official said.

He said Kumar was driving the car and lost control of it while negotiating a blind curve on the hilly road.

The bodies were retrieved from the scene and are being handed over to their next of kin for last rites, the official said.



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