SRINAGAR: At least persons, both non-locals died while nine more were injured in a road accident in the Barsoo area of Awantipora on Thursday.
Quoting an official, KNO reported that an accident took place on National Highway near Goripora bridge when a tempo coming from Jammu to Srinagar bearing registration number no Jk06/3355 turned turtle.
In the incident two persons died on the spot while nine more were injured and have been shifted to PHC Awantipora for treatment, he said.
Those who lost their lives have been identified as Lakshman Dumka residents of Jharkhand amd Suman Devi Chatterpure, resident of Madhya Pradesh.
Meanwhile, bodies have been shifted to SDH Pampore while further proceedings have been initiated.
Police have registered a case and further investigation have been taken up.