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One person dies, four injured in road accident in Rajouri

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Srinagar: A retired Sub-Inspector of police was killed and four persons including a 6-year-old girl were injured in a collision between a private car and an army vehicle at Nowshera area in Rajouri district on Tuesday.

Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that the accident took place at Nowshera area on Jammu- Poonch highway, resulting in death of Mohammad Mushtaq Khan, a retired Sub Inspector, and injuries to four others identified as Attaullah, 35; six-year-old girl Maria; Saleema Bi, 50; and Iqra Pathan, 30.

The injured, all residents of Salwah Mendhar in Poonch district, were shifted to Sub District Hospital Nowshera. However, Attaullah and Iqra Pathan have been shifted to Government Medical College Jammu in critical condition, an official said.

A police officer confirmed the death of one person and injuries to four others in the accident and said that a case has been registered while further investigation is underway.

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