NEW DELHI, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Nine people died and five were injured when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday, a local police told Xinhua over phone.
The accident occurred in the Malhar area of Kathua district on Saturday evening, the police said.
The victims included women and children.
"The eye-witnesses said that the vehicle, a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), carrying 14 people, was being driven at a high speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle at a sudden turn, and, as a result, the vehicle fell into a deep gorge," the police said.