4 killed, 71 injured in JK mishaps
Srinagar, Oct 14: Four persons were killed and 71 others wounded in separate road accidents across the Jammu and Kashmir.
According to police spokesman, a tractor bearing registration number (JK09-4486) turned turtle near Khandiayar Baramulla, resulting in on the spot death of Waseem Ahmad Khan son of Mushtaq Ahmad of Nagari Boniyar and injuries to driver Muhammad Rafiq Lone son of Muhammad Subhan of Fatehgarh. The body of the deceased was handed over to family for last rites, he said adding the wounded had been hospitalized. Police has registered a case.
Javaid Ahmad Sheikh son of Nazir Ahmad Sheikh of Karhama Kunzar who was critically wounded in a road accident at Wussan Kunzar on October 5, and was undergoing treatment at SKIMS, Soura, succumbed to his injuries, the spokesman said adding Javaid was wounded when a Sumo bearing registration number (JK04-3354) and motorcycle bearing registration number (JK05A-2336) collided with each other.
An unknown vehicle hit and injured a woman, Shameema wife of Muhammad Qasim Bakerwal, of Kanyal, Jammu presently residing in Islamabad (Anantnag) at Sarnal, he said adding the wounded had been hospitalized.
Meanwhile, two persons were killed and 69 others injured in separate road accidents in Udhampur and Rajouri districts of Jammu, police said.
Two persons died and four others injured when four vehicles collided with each other on Jammu-Srinagar highway at Samroli in Udhampur district.
The bodies were recovered and injured were admitted in district hospital Udhampur.
In another mishap, 42 passengers were injured, two of them seriously, when a bus, on way from Rajpurbhata to Nowshera, skidded off the road and fell down into a deep gorge at Nowshera bridge in Rajouri district, they said.
The critically injured were admitted in Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and the rest were undergoing treatment in a hospital at Nowshera.
In the third mishap, 23 people were injured when their bus fell into a gorge at Kharial Khud area of Udhampur district, they said. One of the critically injured was admitted in GMC hospital, they said.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:00:00 IST
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