At least nine people died and several others were injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch after a car falls into a gorge. The incident took place in the Bufliaz area of the district when a car skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge.
The vehicle carrying people from a marriage ceremony was on its way from Surankote’s Marha village towards Bufliyaz. According to police, the vehicle was overloaded beyond its authorized capacity of seven. It appeared that the vehicle was carrying 13 people and was being driven negligently on the hilly road.