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Three RR jawans drown in river Chenab

india Updated: Aug 07, 2010 11:51 IST

Three Rashtriya Rifle jawans drowned after their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the flooded Chenab river in Kishtwar district, police said in Jammu today.

The vehicle, which was on way from Thathri to Drabshalla, fell into the river at Kuligarh, about 200-kms from Jammu, on Friday, they said.

As the Army Jonga was rolling down, one of the jawans jumped out and sustained injuries, they said, adding he has been identified as Parmar Singh Bhai of Rashtriya Rifle troops.

The vehicle along with three other occupants submerged in the river. Despite the search operation neither the bodies nor the vehicle could be traced so far, they said.

The deceased have been identified as Jawahar Singh, Sanjay Kumar and Suraj Kumar of RR troops.