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Tragic mishap in Jammu three dead, infant missing

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


A couple lost their lives while another person was also killed as in a tragic accident a car plunged into a canal in the outskirts of Jammu early on Saturday.

Giving details police said that an infant is missing while the rescue operation is on in the canal. Police further said that four other persons who were travelling in the same vehicle were rescued in the injured conditions and were taken to nearby hospital for treatment.

Police said that this tragic accident happened at Marallian in Miran Sahib in the early hours when the car carrying eight people on its way to Bahadurpur village in Arnia skidded off the road and fell into the canal.

According to PTI Ganesh Kumar, who was driving the vehicle, lost control while negotiating a curve, the official said, adding that police along with locals immediately launched a rescue operation.

They managed to save the lives of Kumar, his wife Kanchana, Meenu Kumari and her son Sushant who were shifted to hospital.

The rescuers recovered the bodies Kewal Krishan (60), his wife Surjeet Kumari (52) and two-year-old Manshi, while the search is still on for two-month-old Paranshi, the official said.

With PTI inputs

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