3 killed as van falls in gorge

Poonch: Three persons were killed when a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A police official said that today at 5:30 a.m, a Tata mobile bearing registration No. JK11-0985 carrying bovine animals on its way from Buffliaz to Kashmir Valley skidded off the road and rolled down  250 meters deep into the ravine near Poshana. In the mishap, three persons died on the spot, the official said.

The official identified the deceased as Mohammad Tariq (26), Tahir Ahmed (25) both residents of Behrote Tehsil Thanamandi  and Mohammad Zaber (25) of Gamber Mughlan, Manjakote Rajouri. (GNS)

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