5 killed in road accident in Doda

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/27/2020 12:41:36 AM

No clue of 6 of family in Kishtwar

JAMMU, June 26: Five people were killed in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Friday.
The police said a car skidded off the road after it went out of the driver's control in Raggi Nallah area of Doda district. "The vehicle plunged into a deep gorge, killing all its five occupants. The debris of the vehicle fell into a river. "The bodies of two minors have been recovered, while attempts are on to retrieve the remaining three bodies," police said.
The driver has been identified as Mohammad Asif, a resident of Deeda village of Gool. Another deceased was identified as Tasleema Begum from Thathri.
On Thursday, a head constable of Jammu and Kashmir police and five members of his family went missing after their car rolled 150 feet down into a rivulet called Bhot Nullah in adjoining Kishtwar district.
The rivulet is a tributary of River Chenab in Gulabgarh area of Kishtwar district of the Union territory.
Those missing have been identified as head constable Mulkh Raj Sharma, Munni Devi, Kailasho Devi, Anamika Devi, Shallu Devi and Kaki Devi.
“Only a cloth has been found from the slope but no clue so far of those who went missing. There is no clue of their car as well,” Rajinder Singh Tara, Kishtwar’s district commissioner, said.
“Divers again searched the rivulet on Friday but there is no clue so far. Searches are still on,” Tara added.



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