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One person killed, 11 others injured in Poonch accident

One person killed, 11 others injured in Poonch accident
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Poonch: One person was killed and at least eleven others were injured, four of them critically, when a load carrier met with an accident in Mendhar area of Poonch district of Jammu region on Thursday morning.
Reports said the vehicle (Tata mobile—JKO2AH 0652) ) carrying villagers to Sakhi Maidan Mela met with accident at Salotari Uchhad in Mendhar, resulting in death to one person identified as Mohammad Akhbar son of Mohammad Bashir of Dharadullian in Poonch and injuries to eleven persons, four of them critically.

The injured have been shifted to SDH Mendhar, they said.
Soon after the accident personnel from BSF’s 168 battalion, road opening party of 39RR as well as locals reached the spot and evacuated the injured to the hospital.

Confirming the death to one person, SDPO Medhar Neeraj Padiyar told GNS that a case has been registered and investigations taken up with regard to the incident.
BMO Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmed Khan said that eleven persons were admitted in the SDH and four of the critically injured were shifted to SDH Rajouri.

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