8 killed as Tata Sumo fell into deep gorge in Marwah

JAMMU — Eight people were killed after a passenger vehicle Tata Sumo fell into deep gorge in Marwah area of Kishtwar district in Jammu.

Reports said, the vehicle was on way from Marwah to Renie when the driver lost the control and the vehicle fell into deep gorge, resulting in death of eight persons.

The deceased, they said have been identified as Mohd Amin son of Ghulam Mustafa Sheikh from Changeer Marwah, Umer Gani (Driver) son of Abdul Gani Shah from Nowapachi Marwah, Mohd Irfan son of Mohd Ramzan Hajam from Qaderna Marwah, Afaq Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad Hajam from Tachna Dachhan, Safoora Bano daughter of Ghulam Rasool from Anjer Marwah, Muzamila Bano daughter of Zahoor Ahmad Malik and Asia Bano daughter of Mohd Younus from Yardoo Marwah.

Officials said that the rescue operation was underway in the area. — (KIMS)