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Army jawan killed, 20 injured in accident

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JAMMU: A military person was killed and 20 others, including three army jawans, were injured on Saturday in an accident on Jammu-Pathankote National Highway in Kathua District of the State.
The accident happened in Dayalachak area at around 10:24 AM on Saturday when a bus (PB-03 8015), on its way to Patankote from Jammu, collided head on with an army vehicle, a police officer said.
The bus was on wrong side when it hit the army vehicle, he added.
The bus turned turtle after the accident, following which an army jawan Sepoy Jaswan Singh, who was travelling in the bus, died on the spot, he said, adding, 20 others including three army personnel were also injured.
The three injured army jawans were rushed to Military Hospital at Satwari in Jammu while seven seriously injured were referred to Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital in Jammu, the officer said.
The other 10 injured were admitted in District Hospital at Kathua, he said.

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