BSF Soldier Killed, 7 Injured In Accident In Poonch

M S Nazki

Jammu: One BSF personnel was killed and six others were injured when a BSF vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in the Mankote sector of Poonch district on Sunday.

Official sources told GNS that the BSF Vehicles Tata-407 (HR39 A 8662) skidded off the road and fell into about 250-feet deep gorge, leading to the injuries to seven personnel. The injured personnel were later shifted to hospital and one of them identified as constable Ram Chandran of 158 battalion BSF succumbed to his injuries, they said. Chandran had suffered a serious head injury, a police official told GNS.

The other injured personnel, all constables, have been identified as Feroz Ahmed, Sanjay Sarkar, Karamjeet Singh, Ajay Singh, Devender Singh and Emdadul Haque (driver). The official said that police have registered a case and taken up further investigation. (GNS)