One killed, 11 injured in Mendhar road mishap

One person died while eleven other sustained injuries when a goods carrier vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident at Uchad Salhotri, police said.

A police official said that a TaTa Mobile (JK02AH) was on its way from Salaini to Sakhi Maidan to attend a fair when it plunged into a deep gorge, resulting in death of one person and injuries to 11 others.   

Block Medical Officer (BMO) Mendhar, Dr Parvez Khan confirmed that 45-year-old Said Mohammad son of Mohammad Bashir was brought dead to the hospital, while 11 others were admitted in the hospital with injuries. 

Meanwhile, after preliminary treatment, he said that four of the seriously injured passengers were referred to GMC Associated Hospital, Rajouri for advanced treatment.

Police have registered a case under relevant sections of the law and taken up further investigation.