JCB skids off road in Ganderbal, conductor dead

GANDERBAL — A conductor of JCB died while driver and another person were injured after it skidded off the road at Kokran Bridge on Zoji La in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that a JCB skidded off the road when it was coming from Kargil toward Sonamarg today afternoon.

He said that in the incident driver identified as Arun singh of Punjab and its the conductor identified as Muneer Ahmad of Baramulla and the other person identified as Sajid Ahmad of Baramulla.

He said that all there were shifted to PHC Sonamarg, where conductor was declared dead on arrival. — (KNO)