Karnah: A driver of a cab died while eight passengers were injured in an accident in Karnah town on Monday.
The driver of the passenger cab (JK01W 5979) died when the vehicle he was driving met an accident in the Karnah area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Eight passengers who were on board were injured in the accident.
An official said that the vehicle was on its way to Tanghdar from Gabra and on reaching Niti Top, the driver lost control over the wheel and the cab skidded off the road and rolled into a deep gorge.
He said that the driver had been identified as Intiqab Ahmad Magray, 38, son of Muhammad Seyab Magray of Gabra.
“The injured were shifted to Sub District Hospital Tanghdar and all are stated to be stable and showing recovery,” he said.
The injured have been identified as Sumera Bano and Saira Bano daughters of Muhammad Haroon; Ghulam Geelani, son of Muhammad Yousaf; Waqar Ahmad, son of Naseer Ahmad; Zaffar Ahmad, son of Muhammad Zareen; Saqib Ahmad, son of Muhammad Rafiq; Sohail Ahmad, son of Muhammad Arif Khan, all residents of Gabra Karnah and Seerat Hafeez, daughter of Muhammad Hafeez of Amrohi, Karnah.