Two persons die in road accident
Jammu, June 11: Two persons were killed when a tanker carrying chemicals skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled down into a gorge in Ramban district, a police official said today.
A tanker carrying industrial chemical on its way from Udhampur to Srinagar skidded off the highway at Mehar in Ramban district late last night, the officer said.
Both driver and conductor of the tanker died and their bodies were recovered and kept in a mortuary in Ramban, he said. The deceased were identified as driver Mohmmad Hanief and conductor Iqbal from south Kashmir, the official said.