Truck carrying apples catches fire inside Jawahar Tunnel

A truck, carrying apples from Srinagar to Jammu, today caught fire inside Jawahar tunnel, briefly disrupting traffic on the National Highaway, officials said today.
Truck carrying apples catches fire inside Jawahar Tunnel
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A truck, carrying apples from Srinagar to Jammu, today caught fire inside Jawahar tunnel, briefly disrupting traffic on the National Highaway, officials said today.

The fruit-laden truck, bearing Haryana registration number, caught fire inside the 2.85-km long tunnel in Kulgam district of south Kashmir around 3 PM due to overheating of the engine, the officials said.

They said Fire and Emergency Services Department along with police and locals immediately swung into action and brought the fire under control. 

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