Jammu & Kashmir

Armed forces personnel from north Kashmir’s Kupwara killed in road accident in Banihal

Jammu: An armed forces personnel from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district was killed in a road accident along Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday, officials said.

They said that a vehicle— Grand I10 (JK01AH6950) rolled down into deep gorge at Ratanbas area near Banihal along the thoroughfare, the only road link connecting Kashmir Valley with outside world.

“Body of one Mohammad Altaf Mir of Wavoora Lolab in district Kupwara was recovered from the spot,” they added.

Confirming the incident, a police officer told news agency GNS that the deceased was a police Head Constable working in IRP’s 14 battalion and was returning from home to join duty in Jammu.

 

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