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Couple killed in road accident in Doda

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Bhaderwah, Jul 15: A couple was killed while their son and two daughters injured when their car skidded off a hilly road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district Sunday morning, the police said.

They were going to Doda town from their Chillybala village. The incident occurred near  Mukhyas village when the driver was negotiating a blind turn, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bhaderwah, Rajinder Singh said.

The victims were rushed to a hospital, where Bodh Raj Manhas (61) and his wife Santosha Devi (55) succumbed to their injuries, the police officer said.

Their son Deepak Singh and daughters, Verta and Poonam, were shifted to District Hospital Doda for specialised treatment and their condition was stated to be serious, he said.

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