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Police officer among seven cops injured in Keran mishap

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DySP shifted to AIIMS: Police

Srinagar: Seven policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) were injured and a wireless equipment was damaged after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Keran area along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday late evening, police said Friday.
A police official said that the vehicle (Sumo-7831) driven by SgCt Majid Hussain (597/IRP) skidded off the road in Keran last evening. “In the mishap all the seven policemen boarding the vehicle received injuries”.
A wireless equipment which was in the vehicle also got damaged, the official said.
He identified the injured cops as DySP Bodh Raj of IR-4th Bn, SgCt Ratan Lal (439/IRP-4th), SgCt Majid Hussain (597/IRP-4th), SgCt. Irshad Ahmad, a telecom operator (2863/PW), Constable Sanjay (406/IRP-4th), constable Ramesh (789/IRP-4th) and constable Khursheed Ahmad (1173/KP).
All the injured were taken to Primary Health Centre (PHC) for treatment where from DySP Bodh Raj referred to SMHS in serious conditions.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations were taken up, he added.
Meanwhile, police Friday shifted the seriously injured officer to AIIMS, New Delhi for specialised treatment.
The Director General of Police Dilbag Singh, IGP Kashmir, S.P. Pani saw him off at Airport, alongwith his family for AIIMS New Delhi, a police spokesman said.
Special instructions have been given by the DGP J&K to the J&K Police officers at New Delhi to take care of the said officer and provide all assistance. He has wished him speedy recovery, the spokesman added.


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