8 BSF personnel injured in highway accident

Eight Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were injured Wednesday evening when the vehicle they were on board turned upside down after colliding with a parked dumper on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district, police said.

The accident took place at Gangroo-Ramsoo in Ramban when the soldiers were on their way to Jammu from the Kashmir valley, they said.

The BSF personnel were on board a private bus, which hit a standing dumper on the highway, an official said.

A rescue operation was launched immediately and the injured were shifted to the Ramsoo hospital, where their condition was stated to be “stable”, he said.