Army rescues 5 injured in accident on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu, Dec 7 : Timely rescue operation by the army saved the lives of five civilians after an overnight road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

A statement issued by the Defence PRO here said on Monday that the army rescued civilians on the National Highway 44 in the Ramban area of Jammu when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle.

“The Indian Army came to the rescue of civilians on NH44 near Nachlana district Ramban on 6 December at 1900 hrs, a truck turned turtle on NH44 near Nachlana.”

Army teams from Nachlana immediately swung into action, controlled the traffic and carefully evacuated the five injured from the accident site.

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The rescued civilians were being treated in a hospital, said the army.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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