A 35-year-old woman and her minor niece were killed Wednesday after being hit by an Army vehicle in a border village in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
A four-year-old boy, who is paralysed by polio and unable tospeak, was also injured in the accident which took place near Qilla Darhal inLaam area of Nowshera sector, a police official said.
He said while seven-year-old Rubia Kousar died on the spot,her aunt Kaneeza Begum succumbed to injuries at a hospital after being hit bythe army vehicle.
The boy, Yasin Din, is admitted at a hospital where hiscondition is stated to be critical, the official said.
He said police have registered a case and started aninvestigation to bring the erring driver to book.Senior civil and police officers visited thearea and took stock of the situation following the accident, he said.