Tragic Collision Claims Four Lives as Boulder Strikes Truck on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

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SRINAGAR: Four people were killed after a truck they were traveling in skidded off the road and rolled into a deep gorge near Sher Bibi in the Banihal area of Ramban district on Tuesday.

Quoting an official, KNO reported that he truck bearing registration number (JK03J-0312) on its way from Jammu towards Srinagar was hit by a massive boulder.  He said the truck rolled into a deep gorge, killing all four occupants on the spot.

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The official said police and rescue teams rushed to the scene and recovered the bodies.

The deceased have been indentified as Mohammad Afzal Garoo, 42, (driver), his brother Mohammad Altaf Garoo (36) son of Abdul Aziz Garoo of Redwani Anantnag, Irfan Ahmed (33) son of Abdul Hamid Bhat and Showkat Ahmed (29) son of Abdul Hamid of Srigufara Anantnag.

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