J&K: Three Army personnel killed in mishap

Three Army personnel were on Tuesday killed and four others injured when their vehicle rolled down into a gorge in Kupwara district of Kashmir.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 02, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Srinagar: Three Army personnel were on Tuesday killed and four others injured when their vehicle rolled down into a gorge in Kupwara district of Kashmir.

The Army truck, which was going from Kalaroos area to Kupwara, rolled down into the gorge at Sarkuli, resulting in the death of three Army personnel and injuries to four others, a police official said.

The security force personnel were returning from Kalaroos where an anti-militancy operation is going on since the last nine days.

Five militants and three Army jawans have been killed in the operation which was launched on August 24.