Atleast one person died and ten others were injured after the minibus they were travelling rolled down into a gorge here today at Lower Bagga, reports and police said.
"At 2pm a Matadoor JK20 /2834 met with an accident at lower Bagga due to negligence and rash driving of the driver" a police handout stated.
The police identified the deceased as Mohammad Arshad son of Mohammad Hafeez or Sungri, who died on the spot.
Police said 10 other passengers were also injured who have been shifted to SDH Mahore for treatment. Later one of them was referred to district hospital Reasi after first aid, sources added.
The injured have been identified as Nazir Ahmed(19) son of Gulam Mohammad of Nihoch Gulabgarh, Maneera Bano(20 ) daughter of Rahman of Bagga, Mastura Bano(17) daughter of Barket Ali of Darmari, Seema Devi (30) wife of Chain Singh of Dandakot Chasana, Mohammad Saleem(18) son of Mohammad Haneef of Bagga, Naseema Bano (21) daughter of Mohammad Hanief of Bagga, Ab Gaffar (52) son of Ahmdu of Bagga, Gulzara Begum (30) wife of Mohammad Ashiq of Bagga, Firdouse Ahmed son of Jamaldin of Damni (Reffered to District hospital Reasi), Mohd Afzal (25) son of Gulam Rasool of Nihoch.
In this regard an FIR NO 26/2017 U/S 279/337/304A has been registered at police station Mahore and police has start investigation.