Five soldiers die in road accident

August 22nd, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) Two officers and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed when a vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off a mountainous road in Jammu and Kashmir and fell into a deep gorge Friday.The accident took place when the driver of the vehicle tried to negotiate a sharp curve and lost control over the steering at Assar in Doda district, about 150 km north of Jammu.

The vehicle was on its way to Kishtwar town, about 230 km north of Jammu.

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