Ramban (JK): Six persons were on Monday killed and 12 injured when a matador rolled down a hill after being hit by a truck on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district.

The matador, which was on its way from Ramban to Banihal area, turned turtle and skidded off the road following the collision and rolled down 200-feet, falling near the bank of river Chenab, police said.

Six persons were killed and 12 others injured, some of them critically, they said.

The injured have been airlifted to Government Medical College, they added.