Soldier dies in road accident on Sringar-Leh Highway

SRINAGAR, Jun 11 (Agencies): A soldier was killed and another injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Leh National Highway in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal on Thursday.

Official sources said that an Army vehicle, which was part of a convoy heading towards Srinagar from border town of Kargil in Ladakh, fell into a deep gorge in tourist resort of Sonmarg. ”The accident happened after the driver lost control over the vehicle,” they added.

A soldier was killed and another was critically injured in the accident. ”The wounded was rushed to a hospital, where his health condition was stated to be critical,” they added.

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