15 injured in accidents
Srinagar, Jan 8: At least fifteen people were injured in different road accidents across the Valley on Saturday.
They said at least a dozen people were injured when the bus (JK01D-7707) they were travelling in turned turtle near Lalad, in Sopore town of Baramulla district. All the injured were rushed to the nearby hospital for treatment. However, three of the seriously injured passengers identified as Haseena Begum, wife of Bashir Ahmad Dar of Panzalpora, Rafiabad, Akhtar Malla, son of Ghulam Ahmad of Maharajpora, Pattan and Abdul Samad Ahanger, son of Habibullah of Sahlpora Sopore were shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar for treatment.
The ill-fated bus was on way to Sopore from Srinagar when it met with the accident. The driver of the bus managed to flee from the spot.
Meanwhile, police has seized the bus and registered a case in this regard.
One person was injured when a Kupwara bound bus (JK01D-2257) hit an electric pole and later a Tipper (JK05A-7034) on the Sopore-Kupwara highway near Seelu this evening. The injured whose identity could not be ascertained was rushed to hospital for treatment.
The accident also snapped the electricity supply to several villages in Seelu.
In another road accident in North Kashmir, a woman identified as Amina Begum, wife of Muhammad Sultan Mir of Khanyar, Bandipore was injured after being hit by a car near Panzigam bridge. The driver of the car identified as Muhammad Amin Mir, son of Abdul Khaliq Mir of Onagam fled from the spot. Police has registered a case in this regard.
A youth was injured in a third accident that occurred in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Police sources said that a bus bearing (JK01D-6906) on way from Beerwah to Magam skidded off the road near Arwa and collided with a wall resulting in injuries to the bus conductor identified as Suhail Ahmad, son of Nazir Ahmad of Pattan. The injured rushed to hospital for treatment.
However, the bus driver identified as Mehraj-ud-Din of Sangrama, Sopore fled from the spot. Police has registered a case in this regard.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 8 Jan 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 8 Jan 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 9 Jan 2011 00:00:00 IST
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