Srinagar: At least, seven tourists were killed in a road accident in the Zojila Pass area connecting the Ladakh region with the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, December 5, officials said.
Officials said that a vehicle carrying the tourists and a driver went out of the driver’s control near Yadav Morh on the Zojila Pass and dropped into a deep gorge.
Seven tourists belonging to Kerala have succumbed in this accident, while the driver of the vehicle has sustained critical injuries.
“The injured driver has been shifted to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Srinagar for specialized treatment,” an official said.
The police started a relief and rescue operation immediately after receiving the news of the tragic accident.
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