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2 persons die in road accidents in Rajouri

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Srinagar: A student was killed and another person injured in a motorcycle accident in Rajouri district on Friday, reports quoting officials said.

As per news agency GNS, a motorcycle met with an accident at around 1:15 pm in Manjakote area of the district, leaving both the riders injured.

They were shifted to GMC Rajouri where one of them, identified as Mohammad Atiq, was declared dead on arrival while the condition of another one remains critical.

The deceased, a resident of Dheri Dhara village, was a student.

A police officer said a case (FIR No.35/2021) under section 279 and 337 IPC has been registered and investigation taken up.

In another accident, a 12-year-old girl died and eight others were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in the district.

Quoting officials, the news agency GNS reported that a cab (JK11-9709) was on its way to Alal when it met with an accident near Thana Mandi Darra on the PMGSY road.

The officials said the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

SDPO Thanamandi, Sajid Khan said a case has been registered in this regard.

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