Three dead as car skids off the road near Panthyal Bridge

Jammu, June 28: Three persons died after a car they were travelling in skidded off the road near Panthyal bridge on Jammu-Srinagar Highway early Tuesday morning, police said. The officer said that a car bearing registration number DL4CAF-3334 lost control and skidded off the road resulting in the death of three persons.

During rescue operation, three dead bodies have been recovered from the accident site by a Ramsoo Police party and Army join team.

The three deceased have been identified as

1. Imtiaz Ahmed s/o Habibullah

2. Tariq Ahmed s/o Gh. Mohd Sheikh

3. Sajad Ahmed s/o Ab. Ghani who are all residents of Nogam Veerinag.

The dead bodies have bee shifted to PHC Ramsoo for autopsy. The relatives of the deceased have been informed telephonically.

According to the police officer, the accident could have occurred under the influence of sleep as per spot inspection.

In this connection an FIR no 41/2016 has been registered u/s 279/337 /304 of RPC and investigation has been taken up.