2 killed as boulders hit vehicle on NH in Ramban

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 1/20/2020 1:00:26 AM

BANIHAL, Jan 19: Two persons, including a woman, were killed on Sunday when their vehicle was hit by a boulder rolling down a hillock overlooking the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district.
Police said that Mohammad Ayoub Wani (48) of Pampore and his sister-in-law Khalida Begum of Budgam died on-the-spot in the incident which took place at Kella morh near an under construction four-lane tunnel.
The duo was travelling in a Bolero from Jammu to Kashmir when their vehicle was hit by a boulder, forcing suspension of traffic on the highway for quite some time, said a police official.
The traffic on the highway was restricted to one-way during the winter and plies alternatively from the twin capitals of Jammu and Srinagar.



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