Two dead as truck rolls down into gorge in Ramban

At least two persons died after a truck, laden with gas cylinders, rolled down into a deep gorge near Battery Chishma area of Ramban district on Monday early morning, officials said.

Source said that a gas cylinder laden truck rolled down into the deep gorge near Battery Chishma at around 04:00 AM.

He said soon after the incident, a rescue operation was launched jointly by Police, quick response team(QRT) and Army’s road opening party(ROP).

The official said two bodies have been recovered from the spot while their identity was being ascertained.

“The rescue operation is still going on in the area, as the truck has rolled down deep into the gorge,” he added.