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Zojila Pass Accident: Another Tourist Succumbs, Toll Six

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SRINAGAR: A tourist injured in a road mishap along Zoji La Pass has succumbed to his injuries, taking the overall death toll in the accident to six.

Quoting an official news agency Kashmir Scroll reported that the tourist who was undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura and succumbed to his injuries this morning. He has been identified as Manoj (25), a resident of Kerala.

Pertinent to mention that a driver among five persons were killed after a vehicle they were on board rolled down into a gorge along Zoji La Pass on December 5, 2023.

In another accident on December 7, 2023, five more persons lost their lives along the road.

Meanwhile, the Ganderbal administration on Saturday clamped restrictions on the movement of tourist vehicles along the treacherous pass.


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