Army chopper crashed in Ranjit Sagar Dam in Kathua: Police

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Jammu” A chopper has reportedly crashed on Tuesday morning into the waters of Ranjit Sagar Dam in Basholi area of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kathua Ramesh Kotwal here told UNI that there are reports of chopper crash, adding, “as per eyewitness it is an Army chopper but teams have been dispatched for further action and details.”
“The chopper, as per reports, has crashed into deep waters of the Ranjit Sagar dam. We have pressed rescue boats and from the Punjab side, while SDRF teams have also reached the spot.”
“We have also requested the Deputy Commissioner Kathua to rush divers to the site of the incident,” he said, adding details are awaited.
Kotwal, along with his team, is also on his way to Ranjit Sagar Dam to ascertain the exact details.