Poonch, Nov 16 : A policeman was killed while five others were injured after an escort vehicle of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Poonch plunged into a deep gorge in Poonch district.
The accident of a police gypsy took place near Bufliyaz in Surankote police station area of Poonch district.
As part of a VIP movement, SSP Poonch was on way to Surankote from Bufliyaz when the escort vehicle of the officer plunged into the gorge.
In this accident, six police personnel sustained injuries, who were taken to the local civil hospital where one of the cops identified as Shoib Ahmed was declared dead by doctors.
Five other police personnel were provided medical aid at Sub District Hospital Surankote wherefrom two critically injured were referred to GMC Jammu.
The injured personnel include Sham Lal, Ghulam Mustafa, Shamim Ahmed, Parvez Ahmed and Istkar Ahmed—(KNO)