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Four soldiers killed in Kashmir road collision

While four of the soldiers died on the spot, two were critically wounded and rushed to the hospital.

india Updated: Oct 19, 2006 12:47 IST

Four soldiers died and two were wounded on Thursday morning when their jeep collided with a truck in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam area.

Police said a Tata Sumo with soldiers of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR) collided head-on with a truck at Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar.

While four of the soldiers died on the spot, two were critically wounded and rushed to the hospital, said a police official.

The Tata Sumo vehicle was extensively damaged in the collision.

First Published: Oct 19, 2006 12:47 IST