Banihal, May 5
A 43-year-old tourist from Maharashtra was killed and three others were injured when a boulder hit their vehicle along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Sunday, the police said.
The vehicle, carrying a group of 12 tourists, was on way to Jammu from the Kashmir Valley and the incident occurred near police station Ramsoo in Ramban district around 0430 hours, the official said.
Sunil Vishnupanth Kathe, his wife Manisha (39), Vilas Anand Kumar (43) and Mayuri Kumber (17) were injured when the boulder from the hillock fell on their vehicle while they were crossing a landslide-prone area, he said.
The injured were immediately evacuated to hospital where Kathe was declared brought dead. His body is being handed over to his family for last rites after completion of legal formalities, he said.
The condition of rest of the injured was stated to be “stable”, the official said. — PTI
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