Jammu, May 1 UNI | 3 months ago

Two women and an infant among three killed while eight others were injured today when a Passenger Taxi (Tata Sumo) they were travelling in met with an accident near Nalluh Gorha in Ramnagar Tehsil of Udhampur district.

''The three dead have been identified namely as Sunita, Poli Devi and her infant son Arjun (2yrs), police sources said.

Police sources said that the vehicle was on its way from Gordi to Nalluh Gorha in Ramnagar Tehsil of Udhampur district, met with accident at around 1415 hrs when it skidded off the road and rolled down into deep gorge resulting into three deaths.

''Soon after receiving the information, the police and locals started rescue operation and evacuated the eight injured to District Hospital (DH) Udhampur,'' police sources said.

''Of the injured hospitalised, seven are still under treatment,'' they said, adding, ''one has been discharged from the hospital.''

(Posted on 01-05-2014)