Seven policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) were injured and a wireless equipment was damaged after a vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Keran area along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday late evening, police said today.
An official said that the vehicle (Sumo-7831) driven by SgCt Majid Hussain (597/IRP) skidded off the road in Keran last evening. “In the mishap all the seven policemen boarding the vehicle received injuries”.
A wireless equipment which was in the vehicle also got damaged, the officer said.
He identified the injured cops as DySP Bodh Raj of IR-4th Bn, SgCt Ratan Lal (439/IRP-4th), SgCt Majid Hussain (597/IRP-4th), SgCt. Irshad Ahmad, a telecom operator (2863/PW), Constable Sanjay (406/IRP-4th), constable Ramesh (789/IRP-4th) and constable Khursheed Ahmad (1173/KP).
All the injured were taken to Primary Health Centre (PHC) for treatment where from DySP Bodh Raj referred to SMHS in serious conditions.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations were taken up, he added. (GNS)