Three persons were killed and five others injured when a speeding truck rammed into rehris in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.
"The incident occurred late last night when the truck, on way from Govindsar to National Highway in Kathua district, rammed into 'rehris' near labour colony of Chenab Textile Mills," said police.
Three persons died on the spot and five injured were rushed to GMC hospital in Jammu for treatment, informed police.
The truck driver fled away from the spot. A case has been registered against him, and manhunt to nab him has been launched, said police.