Kishtwar accident toll 5


Kishtwar, Apr 13: The death toll in the Kishtwar road accident on Friday has risen to five with the death of another injured on Saturday. 
 Five persons, including a couple, were killed and two others wounded critically in a road accident here at Sarthal area here today. With the death of an injured Siri Lal the death toll has risen to six.
 The incident occurred when a mini bus, they were traveling in, skidded into a gorge at Sarthal area of this mountainous district resulting in on-the-spot death of four persons. The deceased in the incident were identified as Raj Wali Lone (60) son of Nasrullah Lone resident of Ladsa Sarthal, his wife Safia Begum (55), Naib Chand (52) son of Kahan Chand resident of Agral Sarthal and Noor Din son of Natiya Gujjar resident of Angara Sarthal. The injured were identified as Baji Khan son of Noor Din Gujjar and Shri Lal son of Gosawoon Ram both resident of Sarthal Kishtwar.
 When the news of the accident had reached Kishtwar, police, locals and a team of Red Cross rushed to the spot and started rescue operation.
 It took around an hour to recover the bodies from the gorge. The injured were shifted to District Hospital Kishtwar, from where they were referred to GMC Jammu for advance treatment. Later one of the injured persons identified as Siri Lal succumbed to his injuries.
 Reports said minibus conductor was driving at the time of the accident. Police have registered a case under relevant sections of law and arrested owner of the vehicle Rajinder Kumar of Ghan Sarthal.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 IST

  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)

  • Kashmir

Liyaqat not involved in any killing: JK Police tells NIA


Srinagar, Apr 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police is learnt to have told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Saturday that Syed Liyaqat Shah was returning to Kashmir under the Governmentís rehabilitation More

  • Srinagar City

Cable Car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine successfully tested

To be commissioned next month


Srinagar, Apr 13: The much awaited cable car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine on the foothills of Koh-e-Maran here was successfully tested on Saturday clearing decks for its commissioning next month.   More

  • Jammu

Omar for decongesting Srinagar, Jammu

Rs 40000 Cr Multimode Mobility System For Capital Cities On Cards


Jammu, Apr 13: Underlining the need for development of new housing colonies on modern lines in the peripheries of Srinagar and Jammu cities, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Housing Department More

  • GKeducation&career

Who cares for Government-run schools?

Most of the government middle schools in the city are without proper infrastructure and lack basic facilities for students



A government school teacher with a book in hand is sitting on her chair teaching a class outside the school building.The students, with their notebooks open, listen to her carefully while sitting on the More

Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions