18 injured in Poonch road accident

18 injured in Poonch road accident
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Rajouri: At least eighteen people were injured, four of them critically, in an accident at Khanetar village on Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch National Highway on Wednesday.

Police said that the accident took place this afternoon when a Canter bus, bearing registration number JK12 0910, was on its way to Poonch from Surankote town. It collided with a truck, bearing registration number JK02AF 6083, coming from the opposite direction.

“Eighteen passengers in the Canter bus sustained multiple injuries. They were immediately shifted to Poonch district hospital," the police officials informed.

The injured were identified as Mohammad Fareed, Nasir Ahmed, Mohammad Aslam, Nasir Hussain, Azad Ahmed, Rubina Bi, Mohammad Umar, Mohammad Mushtaq, Abdul Khaliq, Sareefa Begum, Bi Rasida, Rubina Kouser, Sar Deep, Sakina Akhter, Shalena Begum, Zahida Kouser and Rubia Kouser.

Police seized both the vehicles involved in the accident. A case under relevant sections of law was registered in Poonch police station.

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