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One more death pushes count in Uri accident to 10

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Baramulla: The death toll in Wednesday’s accident in Baramulla district has increased to ten as three more people who were hospitalised succumbed to their injuries, officials on Thursday said.

Three more injured people have died since yesterday, taking the toll to 10, they said.

Seven people died on the spot Wednesday when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in the Boniyar area of Uri in Baramulla district in north Kashmir, police said. Two of the injured had succumbed yesterday evening, and one more death was reported Thursday.

The injured are being treated at different hospitals with two of them referred to the SKIMS Hospital at Soura here for specialised treatment, police said.

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