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2 killed as trucks falls into gorge in J-K's Kishtwar

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A truck driver and his helper were killed when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

The Jammu-bound truck plunged into the gorge near Dharmshalla on Kishtwar-Batote road around 10 pm on Monday, resulting in the death of the driver Kewal Krishan of Udhampur and helper Gulzar Ahmad of Nagrota, a police officer.

He said the bodies were recovered from the scene on Tuesday morning and were handed over to their families.

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First Published: Tue, November 19 2019. 13:35 IST