Yatra 2018: 13 pilgrims injured in Udhampur road accident


A vehicle carrying Yatris which was coming towards Kashmir met an accident this morning near Birma Bridge on the bypass of national Highway Udhampur resulting injuries to thirteen passengers two among them are said to be seriously injured.

A tempo traveler bearing registration number JK 14B 7259, carrying 13 passengers hit a roadside parked the truck near Udhampur. Thirteen passengers suffered injuries in the mishap.

Soon after the accident police rushed to the spot and shifted all the passengers to the nearby hospital, among whom two are said to be critical. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle fled from the spot.

The identification of the injured Yatris is as under:-

1) Gourav Yadav  age 20 years son of  Rajesh Yadav resident of Orcha gate,  Jhansi , UP

2) Narender Kumar Tiwari age 28 years son of  Babu Lal Tiwari R/o Unnao gate, Jhansi  UP

3) Manju Sahu 46, wife of Khem Raj Sahu resident of  Dabrah ,  Gwalior  ,MP

4) Khem Raj Sahu  47, son of  Prabhu Dayal  resident of Dabrah ,  Gwalior , MP

5) Pooja Sahu 23 daughter of Khem Raj Sahu a resident of Dabrah ,  Gwalior

6) Basant Lal  47, son of  Brij Lal resident of Khushipura , Jhansi UP PS Nowabad

7)  Pawan Sahu  39, son of Ramesh Sahu resident of  Jhansi, near pandit Vasudev Degree College PS Kotwali.

8) Abhishek Sahu 35 son of Munna Lal resident of Unnao gate,   Purani Rajai, Jhansi UP

9) Manoj Yadav 30, son of Yashrath Yadav resident of Khodan, Jhansi UP.

10) Rupesh Khare 40, son of Jagdish Prasad resident of Bhatta Gaon, Jhasni

11) Aman Raja 20, son of Pritam resident of Lal Kurti, Jhansi UP,

12) Sanjay Kumar 41, son of Kanta Prasad resident of Bhatta Gaon,  Masjid Wali Gali, ward no. 3  Jhansi UP

13) Murli Sahu 39 son of Ram Gopal Sahu resident of House no. 71, Mewatipura inside Unnao Gate  Jhansi UP.

An official said the case has been registered and further investigation has been taken up in this regard. (GNS)


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