Srinagar, Sep 19: Two sisters died while two other persons were injuries after an alto car rolled down a deep gorge along Zojila Pass in Sonamarg in Central-Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

They said that four persons were injured after an Alto (JK16B 1970) skidded of the road near Zero Point along Zojila Pass.

Soon after information was received, an ambulance was moved to the spot to evacuate the injured persons to Primary Health Centre Sonamarg. However two of the injured persons, sisters, were declared as brought dead on arrival by the doctors there, the officials said.

The deceased have been identified as Taseena Parveen (28) and Tahira Bano (18), residents of Drass and currently putting up at Kijpora Kangan. The two other persons include Reyaz Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Rashid Mir of Kijpora Kangan and Nissar Ahmad son of Abdul Rehman of Drass and currently putting up at Kijpora Kangan.

Confirming the incident a police official said that a case has been registered and further investigations are underway.

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