J&K: One killed, two injured in accident

A truck driver died and two persons were injured after boulders rolled down on their vehicles on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Magarkot, Ramban blocking the highway.

SSP Ramban Mohita Sharma said that the stones hit a tanker and a truck in the wee hours.

“Boulders rolled down on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) at Magarkot in Ramban district, hit a tanker and truck. On spot death of truck driver, few injured, ” she said in a tweet.

The deceased has been identified as Muneeb Tak, a resident of Supat Kulgam.  She also identified the two persons who were injured as- Gopal, a resident of Peera Ramban and Rajinder Kumar, a resident of Batote Ramban.  “(Injured) shifted to hospital. Rescue operation on. NH blocked,” she said.