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4 persons die, 10 injured as vehicle plunges into gorge 

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Srinagar, May 31: Four persons including two brothers died while ten others were injured after a vehicle they were traveling in met with an accident at Khelani Nallah in Doda district on late Thursday night.

Reports said that a Tavera cab (JK02AN-8186) skidded off the road and rolled down into Khelani Nallah.

In the mishap, 13 passengers were injured seriously and were taken to District Hospital Doda where four of them were declared brought dead by the doctors, they said.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Doda, Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad also confirmed the death of four persons and injuries to nine others.

The CMO identified the deceased as Badal, and his brother Akshay Kumar, sons of Bushan Kumar; Ashwani Kumar, son of Madan Lal, and Chanku Ram, son of Bhagat Ram.

Among the injured, CMO said that five critically wounded were referred to GMC Jammu for advanced treatment.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations were taken up. (GNS)

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