At least seven passengers including the driver were injured after a minus-bus they were travelling in met an accident at Nilgrath area of Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Sunday.
An official said that seven passengers were injured after a Tempo (Vehicle) bearing registration number (JK06 4805) on way from Srinagar to Kargil Collided with a Truck bearing registration number (JK02S 4175) near Nilgrath Sonamarg on Srinagar Leh highway. The accident resulted in injuries to seven passengers including a driver.
Soon after the accident, all the injured passengers were taken to PHC Sonamarg for treatment where from a bus driver-with grave injuries, was referred to SDH Kangan for Further treatment.
The injured passengers have been identified as Balwinder Singh (30) son of Satpal Singh R/O Airport Jammu,Mohd Yusuf (35) Son of Hameed Shah,Krishan Lal(55) son of Jaram Lal ,Narayan Singh (50) son of Reshpal Singh, Muzamil Ahmad Malik (25) son of Ghulam Hassan Malik, Nawaz Ahmad Malik (28) Son of Ab Gani Malik, and Himmat Singh (34) son of Udam Singh. All the injured persons were residents of J&K’s Doda district.
Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the accident and further investigations have also been taken up.