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13 jawans injured after Army vehicle turns turtle in Kashmir’s Shopian

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Chanshimla Varah | Updated on: 06 Oct 2018, 12:11:31 PM
13 Army men injured

New Delhi:

At least 13 security forces personnel were injured in a road mishap in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, defence sources said.

The Army vehicle the jawans were travelling in turned turtle near Kanipora in the south Kashmir district on Saturday morning, the sources said.

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The 13 injured jawans have been taken to a nearby medical facility for treatment. Their condition is stable, the sources said.

In another road accident case, over 15 people were critically injured when a minibus fell into a deep gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway near here Banihal, a senior police officer said.

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The vehicle was headed for Ramban from Banihal. On reaching Kela morh near Maroof, the driver lost control over the vehicle which rolled down the 200-feet-deep gorge, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ramban, Anita Sharma said.

She said rescue operation is under way and so far 15 people have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

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First Published : 06 Oct 2018, 12:00:46 PM