8 injured in Budgam bus accident

8 injured in Budgam bus accident

At least eight persons including three female were injured after a passenger bus turned turtle in central Kashmir's Budgam district.

The incident occurred in Zoorigund village of the district while the bus (JK01C-8138) was coming from Srinagar city.

An official said that among the eight injured persons, one had been shifted to a Srinagar hospital for advanced treatment.

He said except one, all the injured were stable.

The driver of the bus lost control while overtaking a speeding vehicle and after turning turtle, fell from a height into an open field. The official identified the six wounded persons as Habibullah Mir, son of Muhammad Subhan of Sunargund who was shifted to SMHS Hospital; Ruksana, daughter of Ghulam Muhammad of Chatroo Dangerpora; Hafeeza Bano, wife of Nazir Ahmad Bandro of Banderpora; Aisha Bano, wife of Nazir Ahmad Danda of Khansahib; Bashir Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar of Arampora and Younis Manzoor, son of Manzoor Ahmad Bandroo of Banderpora.

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