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Five killed in Kashmir road accident

At least five people were killed and three injured in a head-on collision of two vehicles on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. Police said a Tata Sumo taxi, en route to Srinagar from Kupwara district, collided head-on with a mini-truck on the Baramulla-Srinagar highway, 40 km from Srinagar.

india Updated: Jan 12, 2015 14:11 IST
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At least five people were killed and three injured in a head-on collision of two vehicles on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Police said a Tata Sumo taxi, en route to Srinagar from Kupwara district, collided head-on with a mini-truck on the Baramulla-Srinagar highway, 40 km from Srinagar.

"Five passengers died on the spot in this accident while three were injured. The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment", a police official said.

First Published: Jan 12, 2015 14:10 IST