1 feared drowned in Chenab

Two persons were injured and one was feared drowned in river Chenab in separate road accidents on Jammu-Srinagar highway.

A loaded truck is feared to have fallen into Chenab after it skidded from the road near Duggipuli in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Conductor of the truck identified as Omar Ahmed of Qaziqund was found in injured condition on the bank of the river. He was rushed to district hospital Ramban. The driver identified as Muhammad Shafi of Qaziqund is feared to have been washed away by the currents of Chenab. The  rescue and search operation for the drowned driver has been launched by the police, local volunteers and SDRF.