Two dead after landslide hits truck in J&K's Doda

DN Bureau

Two persons were killed when their truck was hit by a landslide in this hilly district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Doda: Two persons were killed when their truck was hit by a landslide in this hilly district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

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The truck was on its way from Thathri to Gandoh and the accident occurred at Piykul Kara, 37 km from here, Friday night, a police official said. 

He said the landslide hit the vehicle, burying alive two of its occupants - driver Shahzad Hussain (27) of Bhadarwah and conductor Arif Hussain (22) of Kishtwar district. 

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While the driver's body was retrieved from the spot around 3 am, the other body was recovered around 7 am, the official said, adding that both the bodies were shifted to a trauma centre Thathri for completion of formalities. (PTI) 













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