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Cop killed, five others injured in road mishap

PTI  Banihal (J&K), March 07, 2013
First Published: 15:38 IST(7/3/2013) | Last Updated: 15:39 IST(7/3/2013)

One policeman was killed and five others injured in a head-on collision of vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district here on Thursday.

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Constable Shamsher Singh, posted at Mattan police station in Anantnag, died on the spot when his Maruti vehicle collided head-on with a truck at Mihar area in Ramban district, officials said.

After the collision, the truck went on to hit a tempo, injuring its five passengers, they said.

The injured were rushed to a local hospital at Ramban, police said adding, the driver of the truck managed to escape from the spot.

A case has been registered and a search is on for the driver, they said.


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