4 killed, 37 injured in separate road mishaps in Jammu
Four persons were killed and 37 others were injured in two separate road mishaps in Udhampur and Jammu districts, police said in Jammu today.Updated: Mar 08, 2011 14:54 IST
Four persons were killed and 37 others were injured in two separate road mishaps in Udhampur and Jammu districts, police said in Jammu on Tuesday.
Three persons, including a couple, were killed and Chief Planning Officer Udhampur and his wife Lalita Devi were seriously injured when a car in which they were travelling in collided head-on with another vehicle at Panara on Battal-Billawar road in Udhampur district on Monday evening, they said.
The accident occurred when the victims were returning from a marriage function, they said.
The deceased have been identified as Rampal (driver), Khem Raj and his wife Parmila, they said.
In another accident, Vijay Kumar died on the spot and 35 others were injured when a bus carrying a marriage party skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge at Saniara in Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district late last evening, they said.