Woman killed, 12 injured in Rajouri road accident

A woman was killed while twelve other passengers were injured in a road accident at Sokar Gali, here on Thursday.

As per sources, the accident took place at about 2 PM when a tempo bearing registration JK11 7862, skidded off the Rajouri-Parori road and plunged into a deep gorge at Sokar village area.

A woman identified as Malika Khatoon daughter of Lal Din of Tarkassi died on the spot while twelve other passengers were injured.

Three of the injured were admitted at sub district hospital Darhal. They are: Mohammad Afzal son of Mohammad Yaqoob resident of Panihad, Zarra Chowdhary daughter of Mohammad Aslam resident of Parori and Mohammad Hussain son of Salam Din resident of Sokar.

Nine of the injured were admitted at GMC Associated Hospital Rajouri. They were identified as: Mohammad Aslam son of Wali Mohammad resident of Parori, Mukhtar Ahmed son of Ghulam Hassan resident of Parori, Anwar Hussain son of Nazir Hussain resident of Sokar, Naseer Hussain son of Mohammad Bashir resident of Parori Gujjaran, Gulshan Iqbal son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Parori, Mohammad Sharif son of Lal Din resident of Methyani Kalakote, Irshad Begum wife of Bashir Hussain resident of Parori, Makhni wife of Noor Hussain resident of Sokar Danna and Mohammad Amin son of Sakhi Mohammad resident of Tarkassi. All the injured are presently under treatment in GMC Associated Hospital Rajouri.