Army Vehicle Rams Into Truck At Samba, Two Officers Dead

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

An Army vehicle Friday rammed into a stationary truck during wee hours near Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Samba, killing two Army officers.

The deceased have been identified as, Colonel Yogesh Kumar Gautam and Major Harish Deepak Johri of 120 Territorial Army (TA) Battalion at Udhampur who died on the spot when their vehicle hit the truck in Ghagwal area around 5:00 AM, a police officer said.

Their bodies have been shifted to district hospital at Samba for post-mortem, official said.

Meanwhile, Defence Spokesperson of Udhampur based Northern Command Col S D Goswami said that army has initiated Court of Inquiry (CoI) into the incident.

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