Doda, 12 Sept: Two persons were killed when a private vehicle they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in the Doda district on Monday morning, officials said.

A police officer said that at about 10:15 am, information was received that one Alto 800 car (JK06A-6864) fell in the gorge near the Nandna area of police station Thathri, resulting in the on-the-spot death of two persons.

They have been identified as Ajay Kumar son of Mahender Singh of Chirna and Ranjeet Singh son of Som Lal of Jagote Phagso.

Station House Officer (SHO) of police station Thathri, Amrit Katoch confirmed it to the media that a case has been registered and further investigations has been taken up in this regard.