By Tahir Mushtaq Ramban
Jammu, July 2: Five persons were killed and five others were injured when a taxi cab they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into over 1000-ft gorge in Ramban district on Friday, officials said.
They said that at around 1640 hours, a Sumo vehicle (JK03E-3218) on way from Neel to Tata Pani Sangaldan skidded off the thoroughfare and rolled down into the gorge at Digdol area in the district.
Five persons died on the spot and three others were injured, the officials said. The injured have been shifted to district hospital Ramban for treatment. A case has been registered at Police station Ramban and further investigation has been taken up