Three Army jawans were killed and two others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a tanker on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota on Tuesday morning.
According to police, the three jawans died on the spot while two were critically injured when their official gypsy was hit by a tanker near Nagrota market on city outskirts.
Police and the Army immediately rushed to the spot on receiving information. They started the rescue operation and shifted the injured to a hospital.
The deceased were identified as havildar clerk Ranbir Singh, sepoy Angrez Singh and sepoy KP Sirapa.