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Four dead as mini truck falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar highway

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Posted: April 25, 2014 1:57 pm

Four people including three members of a family were killed when a mini truck rolled down into a gorge near Khooni nullah on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway this afternoon.

Three of the deceased have been identified as Mohammad Abbas of Banihal, besides Parvez Ahmed and Mohammad Rafiq of Dooru, Anantnag. The deceased were on way to Anantnag along with their cattle. All their cattle have also perished in the mishap, police said.

Meanwhile, nearly 12 people were injured, two of them seriously in a head on collision between a tempo traveler and a tipper at Sunderbani this afternoon. The victims were travelling in tempo traveler from Rajouri to Jammu, while the tipper was on way to Rajouri from Reasi.

All the victims have been referred to Government Medical College Hospital at Jammu.

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