18 passengers injured in Kishtwar road accident

At least 18 persons, including children, were injured when a passenger vehicle met with an accident in Kishtwar district on Saturday.

Reports said a matador (bearing registration number JK06-2697) met with the accident near Fogmorh area of the district when it was on way from Kandni to Kishtwar.

A Police officer said 18 people, including the driver, were injured who were shifted to Sub-District Hospital Kishtwar.

The Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana visited the Hospital and enquired about the condition of the injured. While talking to the family members of the injured, the DC assured that every possible help would be extended to them from district administration.

The Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Kishtwar Ajaz Wani said they have registered a case and started investigation to know the cause of the accident.