The Newsfeed

3 of family killed, 2 injured in Kathua road accident

In Jammu speeding truck mows down SPO
Representational Image

KATHUA: Three members of a family, including a mother-son duo, died and two others were critically injured in a road mishap in Kathua on Wednesday night.

Sources said that five members of a family were travelling in a car when the driver lost control and it skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-ft-deep Sewa ‘nullah’ in Mangiar near Bani, leaving two occupants dead on the spot and others injured.

A rescue operation was launched and the injured were evacuated to the hospital where one of the critically injured also succumbed to the injuries.

The deceased have been identified as Monika Gupta (40), wife of Sanjay Gupta, Sheikher Gupta (45), son of Ram Lal and Sidharth Gupta (11), son of Sanjay Gupta. Two injured persons have been identified as Parbhat Gupta (18), son of Pawan Gupta and Rubi Gupta (40), wife of Rajesh Gupta, all residents of R.S Pura, Jammu district.


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies