JCO Dies As Army Vehicle Rolls Into Gorge In J&K’s Poonch

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Srinagar- A junior Commissioned Officer was killed and two soldiers injured on Wednesday when an army vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident near Baloni forward area in Mankote sector of Poonch, official sources said.

They said that an army vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the gorge, leading to on the spot death of JCO identified as DN Pandey and injuries to two soldiers— Naik Bharat Jagdale and Vijay Pawar.

Both the injured were shifted to hospital and are under treatment, they added. Confirming the accident, a police officer told a local news agency GNS that the vehicle belonged to 101 Field Regiment.