2 killed, 15 injured in Mendhar mishap

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 4/21/2013 7:26:26 AM

POONCH/MENDHAR, Apr 20: In a tragic road accident, two members of a marriage party were killed and fifteen others sustained injuries, some of them grievous wounds, when a Matador (Canter) in which they were on way to attend marriage function skidded off the road and turned turtle at village Chajla Pallian under the jurisdiction of Police Station Mendhar of district Poonch, this afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Mohammad Irshad, 22, son of Fazal Hussain and Mohammad Shakeel son of Mohammad Rashid both residents of Dhara Dullian.
Police said that the ill-fated Canter bearing registration number JK12-1051 carrying passengers was on its way from Dhara Dullian to Mendhar when reached near village Chajla Pallian, the driver of the ill-fated vehicle lost his control over the vehicle due to which it turned turtle resulting in on spot death of a youth and injuries to fifteen other. Out of the injured three suffered critical injuries and they were shifted to GMC hospital Jammu for specialised treatment.
They have been identified as Mohammad Aslam, 18, son of Mohammad Bashir, Maqsood Ahmed, 21, son of son of Akbar Hussain and Mohammad Shakeel son of Mohammad Rashid all residents of Dhara Dullian.
Mohammad Shakeel, son of Mohammad Rashid, succumbed to his wounds on the way to GMC hospital.
Soon after receiving the information about the accident, contingent of police personnel and locals rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. The occupants of the vehicle were evacuated and rushed to Sub District Hospital Mendhar and later eleven injured have been shifted to District Hospital Poonch.
The injured who have been admitted in District Hospital Poonch have been identified as Mohammad Sharief son of Fateh Mohammad, Akhter Bi wife of Mohammad Kabir, Aalam son of Mohammad Din, Lal Hussain son of Mohammad Din, Mohammad Khalil son of Mohammad Abdul, Karam Din son of Atta Mohammad, Motien Beig wife of Mohammad Akbar, Mohammad Shabir son of Kaka, Rashid Mehmood son of Mohammad Bashir all residents of Dhara Dullian, Ishaq Hussain son of Mohammad Bashir and Qulsoom Begum wife of Shakeel Hussain all residents of Salani.
However, one injured, Tanvir Ahmed, son of Mohammad Jamil of Dhara Dullian, was admitted in SDH Mendhar.



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