Jammu, Nov 14: An Executive Engineer and an Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE) were among three persons killed while a Superintending Engineer was injured after an official vehicle of R&B department they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge near Assar area of Doda district on Monday.
A police officer said that soon after the information that the Bolero vehicle fell into a deep gorge near Trungul Pull Assar around 10:30 a.m., a massive rescue operation was launched. He said that three persons—Exen and AEE and driver—died on the spot while one person, SE Suresh Kumar, was injured and shifted to hospital.
He said a case has been registered and further investigations including reason for the accident.
The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Rafiq (XEN) PWD, a resident of Poonch, driver Hafiz. Identity of AEE was not immediately known.