7 injured after Tavera plunges into gorge on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Seven persons were injured on Thursday after a Tavera plunged into a gorge near Nashri on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

The vehicle, bearing registration number JK 14 B 1871, was on way to Srinagar from Jammu when the vehicle rolled down into a 30 ft deep gorge near Nashri Morh in the wee hours today, said an official.

He said all the injured – all non-local labourers – were shifted to SK Memorial hospital Batote for treatment where their condition is stated to be stable.

The driver of the vehicle escaped after the mishap, said a police officer.

The volunteers of National Human Rights Council Ramban and Batote police launched a rescue operation immediately after the accident, he said.

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