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Six killed, 7 injured in two road mishaps

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Poonch/Ramban: Four persons were killed while seven were critically injured when a cab rolled down the road in Poonch’s Saujiyan valley, officials said. Meanwhile, two people were killed in another road mishap at Ramban, the officials added.
They said that a Tata Sumo vehicle bearing registration number (JK14A-3699) rolled down the road in Barari nallah in Saujiyan village.
“One person died on the spot while 10 others received injuries. All were shifted from the site of accident to Sub District Hospital Saujiyan,” officials said adding that one of the injured succumbed to injuries in SDH Mandi.
Later, eight injured were referred to District Hospital Poonch where two more succumbed to injuries taking the death toll to four.
Seven passengers were injured with most of them having critical injuries, he said.
Deputy SP Headquarters Poonch, Mohammad Nawaz said that the tragic accident took place when the cab fell from a height on Saujiyan road. He confirmed the death of four persons.
The deceased were identified as Mohammad Sadiq (52) son of Ali Bahadur resident of Gagriyan, Shabana Kouser (10) daughter of Mehraj Din, Munira Begum (32) wife of Ghulam Rasool and Abdul Ahad (61) son of Ahmeda Lone.
The Injured include Mohammad Ibrahim (34) son of Ghulam Rasool, Ghulam Rasool (32) son of Mohammad Majeed, Sajjad Ahmed (29) son of Mohammad Shafi, Zeeshan Ahmed (27) son of Mumtaz Ahmed, Sarba Begum (52) wife of Abdul Ahad, Habibulah (56) son of Ahmeda Lone and Layaqit Ali (22) son of Shoket Hussain.
Meanwhile, two persons were killed when a load carrier fell off the cliff while driver was positioning it to unload ‘malba (debris)’ in Ramban district.
Official sources said that at about 05: 30 hours, the load carrier (JK22B-9290) driven by one Tariq Ahmed son of Mohammad Hussain of Ramban rolled down about 150 ft from the road into a river at Kunchi area.
The driver and another person identified as Suneet Singh son of Doulat Ram of Kunchi died on the spot, they said. The incident happened when the driver lost control over vehicle while reversing it to unload malba (debris), they said.
SHO Ramsoo Nahiem Matoo confirmed that two persons died in the accident and said that a case has been registered. (KNO/GNS)


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