3 killed, 6 injured as vehicle plunges into gorge in J&K’s Kathua

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Kathua, June 17: Three people were killed and six others injured on Friday when a passenger vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, police said.

The accident took place on the Baggan-Katli road in the Billawar area when the driver of the cab lost control while negotiating a blind curve, a police official said.

He said rescuers immediately swung into action and recovered three bodies from the scene. The six injured people were rushed to a hospital.

The condition of three of them is stated to be critical, the official said.