SRINAGAR: A BSF personnel lost his life and six others were injured in a tragic road accident in Mankote sector of Poonch district on Sunday.
According to official sources, the Tata-407 (HR39 A 8662) vehicle carrying seven personnel skidded off the road and fell into a 250-feet deep gorge, causing injuries to all of them. The injured personnel were immediately rushed to the hospital, but Constable Ram Chandran from the 158 battalion BSF succumbed to his serious head injury, said a police official.
The other injured personnel, all constables, were identified as Feroz Ahmed, Sanjay Sarkar, Karamjeet Singh, Ajay Singh, Devender Singh, and the driver Emdadul Haque. The police have registered a case and initiated further investigation into the accident. (GNS)