JCO killed in road accident in Rajouri

Jammu, Feb 28: An Indian army officer, Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) was killed in a road accident in Rajouri district. today. Naib Subedar Inderjeet Singh who was on his way to Siri from his 13 Rifles unit in Nowshera area of Rajouri was hit by an army's water tanker, police said. He died on the spot and the body was later handed over to his family after postmortem, they said.

Meanwhile, one person were killed and five others injured in two different road accidents in Islamabad and Kulgam districts, police sources told media men. A car driver identified as Ghulam Qadir Itoo was killed on the spot and two others were injured when the car turned turle at Langabal-Pahalgam in Islamabad district.

Both the injured, identified as Bakhtar Ahmad Lone and Nazir Ahmad, were hospitalised. In another accident, a truck collided with a car at Zig on Srinagar highway in Kulgam district, resulting in injuries to three persons identified as Shamim Ahmad, his wife Nusrat Ara and Mohammad Ashraf wani.  The injured were hospitalised, police said.