Cop killed, five others injured in road mishap



Banihal: One policeman was killed and five others injured in a head on collision of vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district here on Thursday.

Constable Shamsher Singh, posted at Mattan police station in Anantnag, died on the spot when his Maruti vehicle collided head on with a truck at Mihar area in Ramban district, officials said.

After the collision, the truck went on to hit a tempo, injuring its five passengers, they said.

The injured were rushed to a district hospital at Ramban, police said adding, the driver of the truck managed to escape from the spot.

A case has been registered and a search is on for the driver, they said.

PTI