3 killed in Banihal mishap 1 killed, 10 hurt in Jammu
Banihal/Jammu, Feb 4: Three persons including a labourer were killed when a truck they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a 200-feet deep gorge in Banihal area, while one person was killed and ten others injured in a separate mishap in Jammu on Thursday.
Police said that a tipper (JK14A-7976) on way from Duligam to Banihal rolled down at Duligam killing its cleaner and a labourer on the spot. The driver of the vehicle died on way to the hospital, while two more persons were critically wounded, they said.
Giving details a police officer said the tripper after unloading sand at a construction site was taking turn when it skidded of the road and fell into the gorge. Besides driver and cleaner of the ill-fated vehicle, three labourers working on the road also came under the impact of the truck when it skidded off.
They said that cleaner of the truck Mudasir Ahmed Khan of Halimaidan Banihal and a labourer Javaid Ahmed Rather of Nagum Banihal died on the spot and three more persons, including the driver sustained critical injuries.
Driver of the vehicle, Muhammad Akhtar Shah of Charil Banihal, later succumbed on way to the hospital. Two injured labourers were being shifted to Srinagar for specialized treatment, he added.
Meanwhile, a man was killed and at least ten others injured when a minibus (JK02R-6289) turned turtle at Kangar Morh Gharota. The deceased has been identified as Kuldeep Raj son of Om Prakash.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 4 Feb 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 4 Feb 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 5 Feb 2010 00:00:00 IST
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