Couple dies in road mishap
Srinagar: A couple died and their three children were injured after a car they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Bhaleesa area of Doda district on Sunday, police said.
Police said that the family was on its way to Doda from Chilly-Bala when their car skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Mukhyas during the wee hours.
“Soon after the accident, villagers started a rescue operation and retrieved all the injured from the site of the crash and rushed them to sub-district hospital Gandoh,” officials added.
He said Santoshi Devi (55) and her husband Bodh Raj Manhas (61) succumbed to their injuries.
Their son Deepak Singh and daughters Verta and Poonam are being treated for their injuries.