SRINAGAR: Seven people were killed and another critically injured when a vehicle rolled down a deep gorge at Zojila Pass in Sonamarg.
The incident happened when a Tavera coming from Kargil skidded off the road and fell into the 400-ft deep gorge at Zojila pass Mandir Morh
Seven persons including five non-locals were killed. Another passenger survived with injuries. He has been shifted to the hospital for treatment.
The deceased have been identified as Azhar Iqbal son of Liyakat Hussain resident of Poonch, Ankit Dileep son of Dileep Kumar resident of Gujarat, Gandhi Marmu son of Mangal Marmu resident of Jharkhand, Ranjit s/o Rohit Kumar resident of Pathankot Punjab, Mohd Aslam Paray son of Ab Rashid Paray resident of Kulgam, Nanak Chand son of Bhagavan chand resident of Mathura, UP and Mangal Marmu son of Qadam Marmu resident of Jharkhand.
Injured has been identified as Arvind Yadav son of Dayanand Yadav resident of Jharkhand.
Police have taken cognizance and set the investigation into motion.
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