Mohd Majid Malik

Doda, Oct 16 (GNS): Five persons of a family were killed when a vehicle they were travelling rolled down a gorge in Doda district of Jammu region on Monday evening.

A police officer told news agency that an Alto car on Monday evening skidded off the road and fell into the deep gorge at Gath road near Satsang Ghar Kashore Doda.

“The car was on its way from Doda to Mohalla area when the driver of the vehicle lost control over it and it skidded off the road “, he said.

In the mishap, four persons, husband, wife and their two children, died on the spot while as  another children succubed at GMC Jammu, the officer said.

The deceased were identified as Bashir Ahmed Shah , (44), son of Feroz Din Shah, his wife Fatima Begum (37) and their three children namely Zia Bashir (14) , Shaika Bano (17) and Nelofar (19) all residents of Shiva Asthan ,tehsil Mohalla  Doda.

Meanwhile, Member Legislative Assembly Doda Shakti Raj Parihar  have expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious life in accident and assured all possible help to the affected families.  (GNS)