7 injured in accident

Seven persons including two women were injured, two of them critically, in a road accident in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Monday evening.

Officials said that two cars JK16A-425 and JK16-4999 collided with each other at Kijpora on Srinagar-Leh highway, resulting in injuries to seven persons travelling in the cars.

The injured were identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Margund Kangan , Sharifa Bano and Suhail Ahmad Wani of Cherwan Kangan, Mehbooba Bano, Mehak Akhtar, Siraj Ahmad Mir and Ashraf Mir of Sumbal Bandipora .

The injured were rushed to SDH Kangan where from critically injured Siraj Ahmad Mir (18) and Ashraf Mir of Sumbal were rushed to SKIMS Srinagar.