BSF staff killed, six others injured after vehicle plunges into ravine in J&K’s Poonch district | News from India

JAMMU: A BSF extension staff were killed while six others were injured after the vehicle they were traveling in crashed in the Mankote sector of Jammu and Kashmir Poonch neighborhood on Sunday.
“A Tata-407 BSF vehicle (HR39 A 8662) skidded off the road and fell into a 250-foot deep ravine, resulting in seven personnel being injured,” sources said.
“After obtaining information, the locals, the BSF and the police launched a rescue operation and evacuated the injured to a nearby health facility where one of the injured, identified as Officer Ram Chandran of 158 BSF battalion, died of his wounds,” they said.
“The injured have been identified as Feroz Ahmed, Sanjay Sarkar, Karamjeet Singh, Ajay Singh, Devender Singh – all policemen and the driver/policeman Emdadul Haquethe sources said, adding that police have registered a case and launched an investigation.


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