J&K: 9 injured after vehicle plunges into gorge in Kupwara

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Srinagar, Jul 25 : As many as nine people were injured when a passenger vehicle plunged into a deep gorge in the north Kashmir district of Kupwara on Sunday.

Official sources said that a passenger vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge at the Budnamal area of Chowkibal in Kupwara on Sunday morning. “A search and rescue operation was immediately launched and nine people, who were onboard the vehicle and were injured in the accident, were rescued,” they said.

They said the injured were immediately taken to a local hospital, where their health condition is stated to be stable. “Police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident,” they added.


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