Two dead, several injured in Langate accident

Srinagar

In a tragic road accident, two persons died and several others were injured after a passenger bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Langate area of north Kashmir’s Handwara town.

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“A passenger bus bearing registration number JK09A 1220 was on way from Watergam to Handwara, turned turtle near main market Langate,” an official said.

He said two passengers died while several others suffered injuries. Police and locals immediately rushed to the spot and shifted injured to the hospital.

Block Medical Officer Langate, Dr Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Life that two passengers were declared dead on arrival.

The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Khazir and Sajad Ahmad a resident of Udipora Langate.

More details are awaited.

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