J&K : 1 killed, Woman tourist among two Critically injured in road accident

One person got killed and two others including a woman tourist sustained injuries in a road mishap in Lar area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on late Saturday evening, a police official said.

He said that in a head-on collision between a load carrier bearing registration number JK16/2675 and a Tempo traveller bearing number JK02AQ/8863 near tehsil office Lar,  three persons were critically injured however, one among them later succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura.

The injured were immediately rushed to Skims Soura for treatment where Ashiq Illahi Dar son of  Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Naseem Bagh Hazratbal succumbed to his injuries and two other Wasim Ahmad Akhoon son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Habak Srinagar and a tourist lady Elfha Ajay wife of Ajay resident of Mumbai are under treatment at SKIMS Soura and B&J Hospital Barzulla Srinagar.

Meanwhile, police has registered a case under FIR no 86/18 under section 279/327/437 in this regard and investigations were taken up.