33 dead, 22 injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar accident

Updated: Jul 01, 2019, 12:03 IST | mid-day online desk | Jammu and Kashmir

The vehicle fell into gorge leading to a major accident

Pic courtesy/Twitter/Safeena
Pic courtesy/Twitter/Safeena

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir): Thirty-three people died and 22 others were injured after a vehicle fell into a gorge in Kishtwar district on Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. "Thirty-three people have died and 22 are injured in the Kishtwar accident," Kishtwar Deputy Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana, said.

The incident took place after the driver of a matador coming from Keshwan lost control and the vehicle fell into a gorge. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to social media website, twitter to express sorrow for the victims of the accident.

 The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. Further details are awaited

With inputs from ANI

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