SRINAGAR: A second tourist who was involved in a collision between an ETIOS car and a truck near Arwani Bridge in Bijbehara, Anantnag district in south Kashmir, has died from their injuries. This brings the total number of fatalities from the accident to two. The deceased has been identified as Karuna Sardar, a 35-year-old resident of Kolkata who was injured along with four others in the incident.
The injured persons identified as Rakesh son of Ratan Lal of Udhampur, Nandita Vedi and Bahnolal Chjerveti, both residents of Kolkata and an unidentified man, were evacuated from the site to a nearby hospital for treatment, they said.
Another injured person identified as Retu Devi (42) of Kolkata, undergoing treatment at the hospital succumbed later on, taking the toll of deaths to two.
Confirming the incident, a police official said that a case has been registered in this regard for further investigations. (GNS)