Truck falls in gorge, driver killed

A 60-year-old truck driver was killed when the vehicle roll down into a deep gorge near Keri area of Banihal.

The deceased has been identified as Mustaq Ahmed.

Police said that a truck bearing registration number JK02K-818 loaded with cement going towards Banihal from Jammu and when it reached near Keri area, the driver lost control over it and truck roll down into a deep gorge.

Locals at once informed the police in this regard, after getting the information police reached the spot and evacuated the injured driver. Police with the help of locals immediately shifted the inured driver to nearby hospital for treatment where doctors declared him as brought dead.

A case has been registered in this regard and police started investigation.

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