Several Feared Dead as Taxi-Van Skids Off Zojila Pass in Jammu-Kashmir

Srinagar: At least seven persons are feared dead as a taxi-van rolled down a deep gorge at Zojila Pass in Jammu and Kashmir, reported news agencies quoting officials on Thursday.Also Read – Breaking News LIVE: 3 Lashkhar Terrorists Neutralised in J&K’s Kupwara Encounter

The vehicle skid off the Srinagar-Leh National Highway and rolled down the gorge late on Wednesday night, they said. The Zojila Pass is at an altitude of about 3,400 metres. The vehicle was going to Srinagar from Kargil. Also Read – 5 Dead, 7 Injured In Road Mishap On Delhi-Jaipur Highway as Speeding Cruiser Rams Into Parked Truck

Police, Army and locals have reached the spot and are looking for survivors, officials said. Further details are awaited. Also Read – People In Rahul Bhat’s Office May Have Conspired With Terrorists: Wife Of Kashmir Pandit Killed In Budgam

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