1 dead, 6 injured in Chanderkote accident

Police registered a case under FIR No 157 at Police Station Chanderkote.
Police registered a case under FIR No 157 at Police Station Chanderkote.Special arrangement

Ramban: A 17-year-old girl died and six others were injured when a speedy vehicle collided head-on with a car coming from an opposite direction at Duggi Pulli, Chanderkote on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Sunday.

Police said a rashly-driven vehicle (JK19 4388) on its way to Srinagar from Jammu collided head-on with a car (JK19 8646) near Duggy Pulley, Chanderkote.

The drivers of both vehicles, who were identified as Kulbeer Singh of Ganote Ramban and Muhammad Akhtar, son of Bashir Ahmad of Harog, and the occupants of the car identified as Bashir Ahmad, son of Muhammad Israil of Harog Ramban, Phoola Devi, wife of Bashir Ahmad, Zahida Begum, wife of Muhammad Akhtar, Muhammad Anees, son of Muhammad Akhtar and Mehmoona, daughter of Muhammad Akhtar were injured.

They said all the injured were shifted to District Hospital Ramban for treatment.

Later the critically-injured two females (mother and her daughter) identified as Zahida Begum, 35, and Mehmona, 17, were referred to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu.

The hospital authorities said Mehmona succumbed at the hospital. 

Police registered a case under FIR No 157 at Police Station Chanderkote.

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