Six dead, two injured in twin car accidents in Bhaderwah

Separate cases have been registered in the twin mishaps.
Six people including  a mother-son duo were killed while two others were injured in two separate accidents in Bhaderwah town of Doda district on Monday.
Six people including a mother-son duo were killed while two others were injured in two separate accidents in Bhaderwah town of Doda district on Monday.Special arrangement

Srinagar, Sept 5: Six people including a mother-son duo were killed while two others were injured in two separate car accidents in Bhaderwah town of Doda district on Monday.

Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that a car bearing registration number JK02AA-6186 skidded off the road and rolled down into a ravine near Galgander Pul Doda. Soon, a rescue operation was launched by the locals and police.

The occupants of the vehicle were removed to nearby hospital, where four of them were declared dead on arrival by the doctors while one was admitted and is under treatment, an official said. The deceased have been identified as Satya Devi wife of Naseeb Singh, her son Vikram Singh, Lakh Raj and his wife Satisha Devi, all residents of Shiva. The injured has been identified as Naseeb Singh.

In the 2nd accident, a car bearing registration number JK14E-0630 driven by Ravinder Kumar of Bhaderwah, on way from Pul Doda towards Bhadarwah, skidded off the road near Mughal Market Parnoo sector Bhalla and rolled down about 100-150ft into Neru river. One person identified as Sajad Ahmad of Bhalara Bhadarwah died on the spot and one person, Piyush Manhas son of R Kumar of Himot Bhaderwah was injured and shifted to GMC Doda. Later, the body of the driver Ravinder Kumar was also fished out from the Neru river. Separate cases have been registered in the twin mishaps.

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