2 killed, 3 injured in road accident in Pattan
Pattan: Two persons were killed while three others critically injured after a car collided head-on with a truck in Pattan town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Thursday.
Witnesses said that the accident took place near Degree College Pattan when a speedy truck collided with a car, leaving five persons critically injured.
Even as locals rushed to the spot and immediately evacuated all five injured persons to nearby Trauma hospital – the doctors there declared two of them brought dead, witnesses told ‘Kashmir Images’.
Hospital authorities identified the two as Mohammad Sidiq Khan, son of Abdul Aziz Khan, and Mohammad Zaman Khan, son of Qamar Zaman Khan, both residents of Trikanjan Boniyar, Uri.
The injured were identified as Kifyat Ahmad, son of Mohammad Yusuf; Javid Ahmad, son of Abdul Qayoom, and Sahil Amin Khan, son of Mir Zaman of Trikanjan Uri.
These injured were later referred to SKIMS Soura for further treatment.
A police officer confirmed the accident and the casualties. He said a case has been registered and further investigations taken up.