8 people killed in Tragic road accident in Kishtwar

Srinagar, Nov 11 (KNS):  Eight people were killed when a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Marwah area of Kishtwar district in Jammu region on Wednesday evening, officials said here.

An official told the Kashmir News Service (KNS), that a private cab (Tata Sumo) skidded off the road and fell into gorge on Alasyar road near Tatapani Marwah area following which a rescue operation was launched by police. 

In the incident, the official said that eight people including four women died on the spot.

The eceased have been identified as Mohammad Amin Sheikh of Chunjor March, Umer Gani Shah (driver) of Nowapachi Marwah, Mohammad Irfan Hajam of Qaderna Marwah, Afaq Ahmad Hajam of Thachna Marwah, Safoora Bano of Anjer Marwah, Muzamilla Banoo and Asia Banoo, both residents of Yardoo Marwah. 

Meanwhile a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been set into motion.(KNS)

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