SRINAGAR: At least seven persons sustained injuries after the cab they were on board turned turtle in Nachiya Tangdhar area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday afternoon.
Quoting a police official, news agency GNS reported that the vehicle bearing registration number JK05B 8353 met with the accident when the driver Riyaz Ahmad Badana son of Mohd Shafi, a resident of Dragger lost control over the vehicle while on way from Tangdhar to Chowkibal, resulting in injuries to seven persons.
The official identified the injured as Mohd Sayeed, 45, son of Gh Jeelani, Masarat Begum, 40, wife of Mohd Sayeed, Affaq Ahmad, 10, son of Mohd Sayeed, Absar Ahmad, 8, son of Mohd Sayeed, Faiza Bano, 12, daughter of Mohd Sayeed – residents of Ibkote –and Naseema Begum, 45, wife of Mohd Maqbool and Mohd Maqbool Khan, 50, son of Saif Khan – residents of Chowkibal.
The injured persons were immediately taken to SDH Tangdhar for treatment, the official said adding one Absar Ahmad with relatively severe injuries was referred to Srinagar for preferential treatment.
Even before a police team reached, the driver had managed to escape the spot, the official added.