Locals rescue jawans after army truck overturns near Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 9 : Despite growing strife between security forces and people of the Kashmir valley in recent times, locals on Sunday rescued 12 soldiers after the truck they were travelling in overturned Lasjan near here.

The soldiers, who were on their way to B.B. Cantt, were helped by the locals, who evacuated them from the truck by lining up a tipper near the army truck.

"The Indian Army thanked the locals, who helped and rescued them, especially women," said army sources.

Source: ANI