Man killed, 5 others injured in road accidents

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A man was killed while five others sustained injuries in separate road accidents across Poonch district on Wednesday, officials said.

Block medical officer, Mendhar, Dr Parvez Ahmed Khan toldGreater Kashmir: "A tractor met with an accident at Chajjla village road afterit rolled into the roadside fields. As a result, 20-year-old Mohammad Asif, sonof Mohammad Sadiq and a resident of village Basooni, was killed, while25-year-old Majeeb ul Rehman sustained injuries."

The injured was referred to Government Medical College andHospital, Jammu, due to his condition being serious, the BMO said.

Meanwhile, in another accident, a car, JK12A 3848, en routeJammu from Poonch, met with an accident near Bhimber Gali after the vehiclerolled into the roadside fields. As a result, 35-year-old Bopinder Singh andhis father, Kuldeep Singh, residents of Poonch city, sustained injuries. Theinjured are under treatment, officials said.

Two other persons sustained injuries when a Tata Sumo,JK02AH 4097, en route Poonch from Mandi, rolled into the roadside fields atDingla. 50-year-old Abdul Ahad, son of Abdul Gafoor, and 25-year-old MohammadAshraf, son of Abdul Ahad, residents of village Loran, were hospitalized.

Police have taken cognizance of the incidents.

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