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4 Army personnel killed as car falls into 400-ft deep gorge in

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Four army personnel were killed and one injured today after their car fell into a 400-feet deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, the police said.

The accident took place on the Jammu-National Highway when they were going from to Jammu, they said.

The car skidded off the highway and fell into the 400- feet deep gorge near Shaitani Nallah in the Banihal belt tonight, a police officer said.

In the mishap, four Army personnel died on the spot and one was injured, he said.

The injured has been admitted to the Sub-Divisional Hospital in Banihal, the officer said.

The deceased have been identified as and of Jammu; and Omprakash and of Udhampur, he said, adding that and Joginder Pal of Kathua was injured.

The jawans were reportedly posted in Tral in South Kashmir with the Light Infantry (JAK LI).

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 23:00 IST