4 killed, 5 others injured in separate road accidents
Srinagar: Four persons were killed and five others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Ganderbal, Ramban and Pulwama districts on Sunday.
An elderly pedestrian Ghulam Mohammad Magray, son of Sonaullah Magray was killed after he was hit by a speeding cab in Cherwan area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Sunday.
Magray was immediately rushed to sub-district hospital Kangan, however he succumbed to injuries on way to the hospital, the official said.
Local police registered a case in this regard.
In Ramban, a cab (JK19-7840) on way to Sumber from Haroog plunged into around 500 metres deep gorge in Meghdar village as a result of which the driver Manpreet Singh and his associate, Randhir Singh died on spot, an official said.
The bodies of the duo, hailing from Bhajmasta area, were shifted to District Hospital Ramban for postmortem, he said.
In a third accident, a teenage girl died even as five others received injuries after a car they were on board met an accident at Barsoo area in Awantipora of south-Kashmir’s Pulwama district, news agency GNS reported.
As per the report, the car (JK19-0675) hit a road-divider at Khanibogh area near the Barsoo highway this morning.
In the incident, six persons identified as Iqra Yousuf, daughter of Mohammed Yousuf; Manzoor Ahmad Dar, son of Abdul Rasheed Dar; Rozy, daughter of Abdul Rasheed; Mubarak Yousuf, son of Mohammad Yousuf; Tanzeela Rasheed, daughter of Abdul Rasheed; Anayat Yousuf, son of Mohammed Yousuf, all residents of Wagad Tral were injured.
All of them were immediately evacuated to SDH Pampore, however Tanzeela succumbed on way to the hospital.
The injured have been referred to SMHS Hospital Srinagar for advanced treatment.