At least 9 people were killed and five others were seriously injured after the vehicle in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Malhar region of Kathua district on Saturday.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) OP Bhagat said that the vehicle -- a Tata Sumo car -- was on way to Malhar from Billawar when the incident occurred.
The local people informed the police about the mishap after which a rescue operation was launched.
The rescue team took the injured persons and bodies to the Sub-District Hospital in Billawer. The injured people were further referred to the Government Medical College, Jammu.
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