Zojila Pass Accident: A major accident has taken place near Zoji La Pass in Jammu and Kashmir. A car slipped and fell into a ditch. Seven people are feared dead in the crash.
There is also information that one of the victims of the accident is from Surat. Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi is also going to meet the family of a tourist from Surat who was the victim of the tragedy.
According to the Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority, seven to eight people are feared dead in the accident near Zoji La Pass this morning. Currently the local administration has started relief and rescue work.
The accident took place on Srinagar-Ladakh highway. The wrecked vehicle was traveling from Kargil to Sonmarg. In the meanwhile Lapsi slipped into a 400 meter deep ditch.
According to police, details of how many people were in the vehicle at the time of the accident are yet to be ascertained. Upon receiving the notice, locals, administration and police rushed to the spot and started the rescue operation.