Garwah: Five persons, including a woman and a child, were killed while six others were injured when a jeep fell into a ditch on National Highway-75 in Garwah district on Thursday.

The mishap occurred when the driver of the crowded jeep lost control over the vehicle on a dilapidated road bridge between Murisemar and Garwah and fell into the ditch, police said.

Two persons were killed on the spot while three others, including a woman and a child succumbed to injuries, in Nagar Utari Sub-divisional Hospital, they said.

The injured, including two seriously, were admitted to a hospital.