A cameraperson working with the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) died while three others were injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
An official said that a vehicle which was part of the cavalcade of deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta skidded off the road and fell into a canal at Greater Kailash, which falls under the jurisdiction of Gangyal police station.
“Anguished to learn about tragic demise [of] Suram Singh, Cameraman @diprjk who died in a road accident in Jammu today while on duty for coverage of official function of Dy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta. @diprjk expresses heartfelt condolences and solidarity with the bereaved family,” DIPR Jammu and Kashmir said on Twitter.
Two among the injured were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu for advanced treatment while one of them is under-treatment at Gandhi Nagar hospital, said the police official.