18 children injured in Rajouri
NASIR HUSSAIN MALIK
Rajouri, Aug 3: Around eighteen children were wounded, some of them critically, when a huge tree suddenly fell on them during morning prayers at a private school, here on Wednesday morning.
Eyewitnesses said that the students, in the age group of 9-12 yrs, had assembled in the ground of a private school when the tree suddenly uprooted and fell on them. Some of the students bear the direct brunt of the impact while some others fell down while trying to save themselves.
Local said that around eighteen children were injured in the incident. Teachers and local residents rescued the children and shifted them to Rajouri district hospital.
The injured were identified as Navsheen D/o Rafeeq Ahmed, Puja D/o Yogesh Kumar, Anees Kumar son of Khem Raj, Ponam D/o Sanjeev Gupta, Varun Raj son of Gulshan Raj, Waseem Ahmed son of Shameem Ahmed, Yogita D/o Durgah Parshad, Keerti D/o Pal Singh, Aroshi Vaid, Safeena, Yogita, Priyanka, Rahi Firdous, Irfan and Guftar.
One critically wounded child, Nayeema Akhter daughter of Liaqet Ali of Dhanoo, Rajouri has been referred to Government Medical College hospital Jammu.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Aug 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 3 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Thu, 4 Aug 2011 00:00:00 IST
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