J&k : Youth killed, three others injured as car falls into gorge


A 32-year-old man was killed and three persons were injured when a car they were travelling in fell into a gorge in Kralpora area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday, officials said.

Quoting the officials,  reported that the car bearing registration number JK01V/9561 met with the accident in Upper Nachaya area while on way to Kupwara. Four persons onboard it were injured and immediately rushed to Sub-District Hospital Tangdhar. However one of them, Nissar Ahmad Khan, 32, son of Ghulam Hussan Khan of Kralpora died before he could be admitted there, an official said.


The injured have been identified as Iqbal Ahmad Awan, 24, son of Abdul Rasheed of Karlpora, Altaf Ahmad Awan, 33, son of Abdul Rasheed Awan, Ashiq Hussain Bhat, 33, son of Abdullah Bhat of Lone Hari Kralpora.


A police officer told that a case has been registered and further investigations are underway.