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One dies, 2 injured in Doda accident

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Doda, Apr 28: A 35-year-old man was killed and two women were critically injured Sunday when the car they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge here, police said.

The accident occurred near Dunadi village in the district when the car was travelling from Gandoh to Doda on the Thathri-Kilhotran road, they said.

The driver, Abdul Latief, lost control over the vehicle while passing a curve and the car rolled down the hill and fell on a mud house near the banks of a river, leaving him dead and critically injuring two passengers - Rozia Bano and Zohra Begum -- who were rushed to a hospital, police said.

The roof of the mud-house suffered extensive damages in the mishap but its occupants escaped unhurt, an official said.

Meanwhile, six persons were injured in a bus accident that took place on a temporary road constructed along an under-repair bridge near Rajouri town on Sunday.

Reports said that a bus was on way to Rajouri bus stand from Jammu when it turned turtle.

It said that all the injured have been rushed to District Hospital Rajouri.

The injured have been identified as Shivati Gupta, Nazir Hussain, Zameer Hussain, Iqbal Begum, Hassan Mohammad and Rutma Gupta.

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