4 die, 8 injured in road accidents
Jammu, Nov 30: Four persons died and eights others were wounded in separate road accidents in Jammu region today.
Police said that one person died and three others were injured when a Maruti van rolled down into a gorge in Banihal area on Srinagar-Jammu highway.
The deceased was identified as Rayees Ahmed Khan son of Ghulam Mohiuddin of Zenihal Banihal. Reports said that the ill-fated van was on way towards Banihal when it skidded off the road at Kaskote.
A teenaged girl died and three others were injured when a bus, they were traveling in, skidded off the road and turned turtle at village Shajroo of sub division Mahore at around 10:15 AM, police sources said.The deceased was identified as Reena Devi, 17, daughter of Pritam Singh of Shajroo.
The civil administration, army authorities immediately rushed to the spot and retrieved the injured persons. Three of the critically injured persons were airlifted to Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu.
In another mishap, one person died and another was injured in a collision between an army vehicle and Alto car on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Udhampur this afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Raj Kumar, 42. A truck driver Anoop Singh who had sustained critical head injuries after falling from a moving vehicle in Gadigarh belt on Jammu-RS Pura link road, succumbed to his injuries on late Friday evening.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 1 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST
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