Three of family dead as vehicles falls into gorge in J-K's Kishtwar

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Jammu, Feb 21 (PTI) Three members of a family were killed on Sunday after their car skidded off the road and plunged into a 250-feet gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kahmir, police said.

Jassi Devi (50), her son Nitin Kumar (27) and daughter Kajal (20) died on the spot in the accident, a police official said.

He said Kumar was driving the car and lost control of it while negotiating a blind curve on the hilly road.

The bodies were retrieved from the scene and are being handed over to their next of kin for last rites, the official said. PTI TAS CK