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Mother, son killed in road accident in JK's Doda

Press Trust of India  |  Bhaderwah (JK) 

A 52-year-old woman and her 26-year-old son were today killed when the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and fell into a 200-feet gorge in and Kashmir's district, police said.

and her son from Chattra village in Bhaderwah were on their way to the tourist destination of Padri Meadow on Bhaderwah-Chamba interstate road, they said.

As the private vehicle reached Khanni top, 24 km away from Bhaderwah, it skidded off the road while negotiating a steep turn and fell into a gorge, of Police Rajinder Singh said. Seven other passengers including three women and two young boys, believed to be relatives of the deceased, were injured, they added.

The mother-son duo were declared brought dead while four of the injured were in critical condition, police said.

The district administration has requisitioned for a chopper to airlift them to a hospital in for specialised treatment, they added.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:30 IST