Jammu, Mar 5 : Four members of a family were among five persons killed while one person was injured when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Samba district of Jammu on Saturday.

Official sources told GNS innova (JK01U-2234) met with an accident at Mansar in which four family members hailing from Village Brah Ranipora Annatnag died on spot along with the drive.

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They were on way from Jammu to Valley
The deceased have been identified as Gulzar Ahmad Bhat (71), his wife Zaina Begum(65), their son Iqbal Ahmad Bhat(25) and daughter Masrat Jan(21). The driver has been identified as Saqib, also a resident of Anantnag.

A police officer however told GNS that identifications were ascertained. He said a case has been registered and further investigations are underway.