2 killed as trucks fall into gorge in Kishtwar district

JAMMU: A truck driver and his helper were killed when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

2 killed as trucks fall into gorge in Kishtwar district

The Jammu-bound truck plunged into the gorge near Dharmshalla on Kishtwar-Batote road around 10 pm on Monday. File photo

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Jammu, November 19

A truck driver and his helper were killed when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

The Jammu-bound truck plunged into the gorge near Dharmshalla on Kishtwar-Batote road around 10 pm on Monday, resulting in the death of driver Kewal Krishan of Udhampur and helper Gulzar Ahmad of Nagrota, a police officer.

He said the bodies were recovered from the scene on Tuesday morning and were handed over to their families. PTI

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