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Officer killed in landslide in Ramban

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 22:00

Banihal (J&K): An officer working with an international company, engaged in tunneling work on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, was killed in a landslide in Ramban district on Tuesday, police said.

Safety Officer Sanjeev Kumar from Jharkhand working with Leighton Welspun company was hit by a landslide during the construction work on four-lane Chenani-Nashri tunnel on the highway this afternoon resulting in his death on the spot, they said.

The body was recovered and sent for the postmortem, they said.

Leighton Welspun, an international tunnel boring company, is currently executing contract for 8.5 km long four-lane tunnel between Chenani in Udhampur district and Nashri in Ramban district.


First Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 22:00
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