Jammu/Srinagar, Sep 22: Five persons including two women were killed in two separate accidents in Doda and Baramulla districts.
Three persons were killed and four others were injured when a load carrier they were travelling in met with an accident in Doda district of Jammu region on Tuesday night.
Official sources said Tata Mobile vehicle (JK06A-6728) moving from Kastigarh to Kumate rolled down into deep gorge at Chellaie Chuchatar in Rajgarh in Doda, resulting in the on the spot death of the three persons and injuries to at least four others.
Police Post Incharge Kastigarh Surinder Singh confirmed the death of three persons as well as injuries to four others in the accident. He said that massive rescue operation has been launched.
Meanwhile two women were killed after hit by speeding vehicle hit them in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in the afternoon.
Official sources said that after the accident, the driver of the vehicle escaped from the spot even as police have registered a case and started the investigation. “Police is working on leads to identify the hit-and-run driver who killed two women pedestrians,” they said.
The deceased women have been identified as Saleema wife of Bashir Ahmad Mir and Fatima wife of Mohammad Yousuf Mir, both residents of Wagay Mohalla Hadipora.