Landslide in J&K: Three bodies recovered including of truck driver

On Nov 5, a truck carrying three persons was swept away by a landslide in Battery Chashma area of Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 14 Nov 2018 2:36 PM GMT

Landslide in J&K: Three bodies recovered including of truck driver
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Srinagar: Rescue personnel recovered bodies of three persons including the truck driver that were swept away by a landslide on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on November 5.

On Nov 5, a truck carrying three persons was swept away by a landslide in Battery Chashma area of Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were called in by the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to assist the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) when searches in the area failed to locate the bodies.

On Wednesday, the body of the driver, Manjeet Singh, was first recovered after which two more bodies were recovered from the debris.

Singh was behind the wheels of the ill-fated truck that was swept away by a landslide.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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