One Dead, Several Injured in Road Accidents in JK’s Ganderbal


SRINAGAR: One person was killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Saturday afternoon.

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Quoting an official, KNO reported that during the intervening night, an accident occurred near the maternity hospital in Watlar, Ganderbal. A Pulsar bike with registration number JK05M-4769, while speeding, skidded off the road and fell into an irrigation canal, resulting in injuries to two persons and the death of one youth.

“The injured duo were identified as Mufasil Reshi, son of Mohd Asadullah Reshie, and Nasir Nabi Bhat, son of Gh Nabi Bhat, both from Nilla Palpora Patten. They were referred to SKIMS Soura from PHC Lar for treatment. However, 25-year-old Aadil Manzoor Shah, son of Manzoor Shah from Nilla Palpora Patten, died in the accident,” he said.

“In the Margund area of Kangan, another accident occurred when a tipper bearing registration number JK05C-3133, driven by Bashir Ah Rah, son of Ghulam Ahmad of Nowgam, Srinagar, collided with another tipper bearing registration number JK04H-8607, driven by Ab Hamid Ganie, son of Assadullah Ganie of Barsoo, Ganderbal. Both drivers sustained minor injuries,” he further added.

The official said that in Kijpora Kangan, an Alto car, driven by Sartaj Ahmed Khan,of Gutlibagh, collided with a scooty. “The accident resulted in injuries to the scooty rider, Reyaz Ahmad Lone, son of Gh. Mohd Lone of Chattergul Kangan. He was initially treated at SDH Kangan and later referred to SKIMS Soura Srinagar for further treatment.”

“In another accident at the Check post in Kijpora Kangan, a vehicle bearing registration number JK16C-0823, driven by Reyaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Ab. Gani Bhat of Chattergul Kangan, collided with another vehicle bearing registration number JK16A-2976, driven by Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, son of Gh. Mohd Bhat of Arigoripora Kangan. Both drivers sustained injuries and were taken to SDH Kangan for treatment, later referred to SKIMS Soura Srinagar for further care,” the official further stated.

Meanwhile, the police have taken cognizance of all the road accidents.


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