JAMMU: Four members of a family are feared dead after the car in which they were travelling rolled down into a river in J&K’s Ramban district on Monday. The mishap took place near Mehar Bekt in Ramban.
SSP Ramban P D Nitya said, “One Swift car, driven by Rakesh Kumar of Paloura in Jammu, accompanied by his wife Asha Rani and sons Sachit Bhagat and Mehul Bhagat, met with an accident near Mehar in Ramban district. As per eyewitnesses, the driver suddenly lost control of the vehicle and it plunged into the river. Teams from district police, Quick Reaction Team (QRT) and J&KDRF (Disaster Response Force) rushed to the spot and launched a massive search and rescue operation but neither the car nor the passengers could be found.”
The SSP added that the search operation was still underway.