2 killed in Srinagar-Leh highway accident

Two women were killed and two males injured on Sunday in a road accident on the Srinagar-Leh national highway.

Police said a car travelling from Ganderbal district to Drass in Kargil district went out of the driver’s control at zero point on the Zojila Pass and fell into a deep gorge.

“The ill-fated car dropped into a 400-ft deep gorge. Two sisters travelling in the car died on the spot while two males were injured.

“The injured have been shifted to hospital. A case has been registered in this incident,” police said.