Srinagar : A truck carrying poultry chicken came under a massive landslide along Jammu-Srinagar highway this afternoon leaving two occupants injured, officials said.
They told GNS that a poultry chicken truck on the way from Jammu towards Srinagar came under a massive landslide at Shabanbas area. “Soon after the incident, a rescue operation was launched at the site by a police team alongside NGO ‘Banihal Volunteers’, during which all two truck occupants were rescued in injured conditions”, they said adding both the persons were taken to SDH Banihal for immediate treatment. They have been identified as Jaswant Raj (35) son of Sardarilal and Narinder Singh (46) son of Gagdesh Singh, Both from Pathankot Punjab
“Given the accumulation of landslide debris, the thoroughfare has been suspended for any vehicular movement till any further directions from the authorities”, they further said. (GNS)