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1 feared dead, 2 injured as two trucks fell into gorges along Jammu-Srinagar highway

Press Trust of India  |  Banihal/Jammu 

One person was feared dead and two others injured in two separate road accidents on the national highway Sunday, police said.

The accidents took place in Jammu and Kashmir's district, they said.

In both incidents, the truck drivers lost control over the wheels when negotiating blind curves and their vehicles skidded off the road and fell into deep gorges, a said.

A truck rolled down a hill at Karool near and fell into fast flowing

The rescuers saved Umar Amin, a resident of Qazigund, while the search for was on, the said, adding he is suspected to have drowned.

In Chanderkote area, a truck plunged into a 200-feet-deep gorge near Kunfer.

Its 20-year-old driver, Shahid Ahmad, suffered injuries and was admitted to a hospital, the said.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 14:31 IST