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4 injured as shooting stones hits vehicle on Sgr-Jmu highway

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Banihal: A 35-yr-old woman and a minor child were among four persons injured after a vehicle they were traveling in came under shooting stones in Khooni Nallah area of Ramban district on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Monday, officials said.

Police said the vehicle (JK-03K-0926) was on way to Jammu when it came under the shooting stones at Khooni Nallah at around 12:30 PM this afternoon resulting in injuries to the travelers.

They injured identified as Mudasir Ahmed, 38, a resident of Mattan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag, his wife Rashida Begum, 35, their minor child, besides one Mohammad Suhail, 38. They have been shifted to GMC Anantnag for treatment, police said.

The vehicle has also been wrecked in the accident.

Vehicular traffic on the highway was affected after the shooting stones and the accident. Highway authorities have pressed men and machinery into action to clear the highway for traffic.

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