Army officer among 4 killed in separate road accidents

An Army captain was among four people killed in four separate road accidents in Jammu on Monday.

Captain Naveeta Ranjan, a resident of Rajasthan’s Jaipur, was killed after she lost control over her private car, which skidded off the road and rammed into a concrete shed near Ghari village in Rehmbal area, an official said.

He said the critically injured officer was rushed to hospital, where she breathed her last.

The official said a father-son duo was killed when their car plunged into a canal after being hit by a bus at Domana in outskirts of the city on Jammu-Akhnoor Road.

The deceased were identified as Rampal Sharma and his son Sayan Sharma, residents of Doomi-Sobka village, the official said.

In two separate road accidents one person was killed while six others were seriously injured in Rajouri district.

An official said that a car on way to Nowshera from Jammu rammed into a roadside rock near Garn Morh, resulting in injuries to six persons.

All the injured were taken to sub district hospital Nowshera where doctors declared 60 years old Kuldeep Singh son of Balwant Singh of Nonial as brought dead.

The official said five other persons received critical injuries and were undergoing treatment at different hospitals.

The official said another accident took place when a motorcycle collided with an Army vehicle near Lam Laroka area. The motorcyclist Sanjeev Kumar of Laroka was critically injured in the accident. He was shifted to GMCH Jammu for treatment.