3 die, 16 injured in Samba accident

They said a rescue operation was launched immediately and the injured were evacuated and shifted to the hospital for their treatment.
They said a rescue operation was launched immediately and the injured were evacuated and shifted to the hospital for their treatment.Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir

Jammu: Three people died and 16 persons were injured when two buses collided with each other on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway in Samba district on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Mangi Devi, 36, wife of Ravel Chand of Batala, Punjab; Tania, 13, daughter of late Mangi Devi, and Kasturi Lal, 56, son of Buta Ram of Rajpura, Samba.

Locals said that a fast-moving bus on the Jammu-Kathua route collided with a passenger bus from Uttar Pradesh at Nanke Chak area in Samba district in which three passengers died killed and 16 others sustained multiple injuries.

They said a rescue operation was launched immediately and the injured were evacuated and shifted to the hospital for their treatment.

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