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Srinagar, May 25: Four Punjab residents died, while three were critically injured in a road accident in Nipora area of Kulgam district on Saturday afternoon, officials said. 

An official told that a vehicle on way from Qazigund to Srinagar skidded off the road near grid station in Nipora area.

He said 7 tourists all from Punjab’s Moga district were onboard the vehicle when the incident took place. 

“The injured were shifted to GMC hospital Anantnag, where 4 were pronounced dead and three are said to be critical,” he said. 

Police have taken cognisance of the incident.(KNO)