The tempo was on way to Mahore from Buddan when the mishap took place around 8:45 am.
Srinagar, Aug 9: In a deadly road accident, at least 9 persons were killed and 11 others injured when a passenger tempo rolled down into a deep gorge near Shishi Nallah in Mahore tehsil of Reasi district.
The accident occurred on Wednesday morning.
A Police official said that a tempo (JK02 AG-0730) carrying over 20 passengers met with an accident, when the driver lost control over it. It felt into a deep gorge resulting in the death of 9 persons.
At least 11 persons have been wounded who have been rushed to Sub-district hospital Mahore where from critically injured persons were airlifted to Jammu for specialised treatment.
The official said that seven persons died on spot, while two wounded passengers succumbed in the hospital.
The tempo was on way to Mahore from Buddan when the mishap took place around 8:45 am