One person died when a truck bearing registration no. PB06G-9247 skidded off from the road and fell into about 200 feet deep gorge near Maroog district Ramban during wee hours today. The deceased driver has been identified as Naresh Kumar son of Magru Ram resident of Kathua was on the way from Srinagar to Jammu when this mishap occurred.
After getting the information Station House Officer (SHO) Ramban Pardeep Sharma reached on the spot with his team and rescue operation was launched with the assistance of local volunteers of QRT. The body was shifted to District Hospital (DH) Ramban and later handover to the family members after postmortem and other legal formalities. Police has registered a case under FIR no. 62/2016 u/s 304A RPC in this regard at Police Station Ramban.