Three persons died including two police personnel and seven others were injured in two tragic road accidents in Kupwara and Awantipora. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Munir Ahmad Khan has expressed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members of Police Personnel and prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls.
In Kupwara, an Alto car bearing registration number JK09A-7899 driven by Mudasir Tariq Mir son of Tariq Ahmad Mir resident of Tanghdar skidded off the road and fell in a Nallah near Ziyarat Sharief TP in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kralpora, resulting in on spot death of two commuters who were identified as Habib-ul-lah Lone, Head Constable in J&K Police, son of Nazir Ahmad Lone resident of Suliman Tangdhar and Ruqaiya Begum wife of Shafiq Ahmad Manhas resident of Chamkote and injuries to four persons namely Asmat Majeed wife of Habib-ul-lah, their minor son Wamiq Ahmad Lone, minor girl Zohra Shafiq daughter of Shafiq Ahmad Manhas and the driver of the vehicle. The injured persons have been shifted to Sub District Hospital Kralpora for treatment. Kupwara police has registered a case in this regard.
In Awantipora, a Ritz car bearing registration number JK01R-1390 driven by Irshad Shafi Kuchay son of Mohammad Shafi Kuchay resident of Bemina, Srinagar collided with an Alto K-10 bearing registration number JK01AB-1496 driven by Mohammad Farooq, constable in J&K Police, son of Mohammad Ismail resident of Khawarpora Karnah Kupwara at National Highway near Barsoo. Both the drivers and two other persons boarding the Ritz car were injured in this accident. All the injured were shifted to hospital for treatment where doctors declared Constable Mohammad Farooq Raina brought dead. Awantipora police has registered a case in this regard.