by Tahir Bhat
Death toll in the Baramulla accident which occurred Monday morning has gone up to 7 as 2 injured people succumbed to their injuries in the hospital.
A Sumo bearing registration number JKO9A/2565 while on way from Kupwara to Srinagar collided with a Tata Mobile 407 vehicle bearing registration number JKO1W/1652 near Ringi, Tarzoo resulting in the death of 7 persons who were identified as Mohammad Shafi Malik son of Ghulam Ahmad, Naza daughter of Mohammad Shafi Malik residents of Babloosa Trehgam, Parveiz Ahmad Malik son of Bashir Ahmad, Abdul Majeed Dar son on Muzaffar Ahmad Dar residents of Dolipora Trehgam, Dilshad Ahmad Peer son of Ali Mohammad resident of Kralpora Trehgam, Sara daughter of Abdul Samad Malik resident of Shimnag, Waseem Ahmad Malik son of Shabir Ahmad resident of Trehgam.
Five persons Ajaz Ahmad resident of Kupwara, Farooq Ahmad Najar resident of Shumnar, Trehgam, Arfat Hussain resident of Trehgam Kupwara, Mohammad Halaf and Mohammad Saleem Akhter residents of Kolkata West Bengal were injured in the mishap.
All the injured have been shifted to SKIMS, Soura, SMHS and JVC hospitals for treatment.
Meanwhile in another accident, a Tipper bearing registration number JK05B/1356 hit a 9 year old boy Adnan Ahmad Sheikh son of Sher Ali resident of Abi Guzar, Srinagar at Friends Colony Shalimar, in Harwan, resulting in his on spot death.