Three feared buried in massive landslide on Jammu-Srinagar highway


Three truckers from Punjab are feared buried under a massive landslide on Jammu-Srinagar highway, officials.

According to report a truck laden with apples had got buried under the debris.

Rescue operation is going on to trace three people who are reportedly buried under debris due to landslide on Nov 5 at Ramban.

Reports said three persons were on board an apple-laden trawler (registration number PB06AK 4045) when a massive landslide hit the highway at Battery Cheshma in Ramban district on Monday morning.


“Nothing was found yesterday. We have launched searches in the area again. So far no trace of the three persons has been found. It was a massive landslide and it has left behind huge debris,” said DSP Headquarters Asgar Malik.

On Wednesday, the owner of the truck informed the police about his missing truck.

He suspects his truck might have got buried . Army is also assisting in the rescue operation.

Reports said that the relatives claimed that the trio had called them from Qazigund on Monday saying they will reach Jammu in the evening on the same day.

They said that their last location has also been traced to Ramsoo area.

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