No trace of missing BSF Commandant, driver
Rajouri, July 27: There was no trace of the Border Security Force Deputy Commandant and his driver, who went missing after being washed away in a flash flood, even after around 40 hours of the incident.
Official sources said that around 500 personnel of Army and BSF have been pressed into service for carrying out the searh operation in the adjoining aeras of Nowshera, where the incident took place the other day.
“There is no trace of the bodies till this evening”, a BSF officer said adding that help has also been sought from Pakistani counterparts in retrieving the body from the riverlet which flows into Bhimber area of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK).
“We were told that searches have been carried out on the other side of the border as well but there was no trace of the bodies”, he added.
The incident occurred the other day when Deputy Commandant Tarun Gupta and constable-driver Uday Kumar were travelling to Sundarbani from Nowshera. The flash flood washed away the Maruti Gypsy in which the duo was travelling while crossing a rivulet at Seri in Rajouri district.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:00:00 IST
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