Five CRPF personnel injured in road accident in Udhampur

Jammu, Mar 15 (PTI) Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured when their vehicle was hit by a truck along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police officials said.

The CRPF personnel were on patrolling duty when the Jammu-bound truck hit their vehicle from behind at Mand near Tikri around 6.50 am, the officials said.

They said the injured personnel – four Assistant Sub-Inspectors and a selection grade constable – were shifted to nearby hospital and their condition is stated to be “stable”.

A case was registered against the truck driver under relevant sections of the law and further investigation is on, they said.