1 killed, 11 injured in Mendhar accident

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/19/2019 10:28:58 AM

MENDHAR, Jul 18: One person was killed and at least eleven others were injured, four of them critically, when a lead carrier met with an accident at Salotari Uchhad in Mendhar area of Poonch district of Jammu region Thursday morning.
Reports said the vehicle (Tata mobile) bearing registration number JKO2AH 0652 carrying villagers to Sakhi Maidan Mela met with accident at Salotari Uchhad in Mendhar, resulting in on spot death of one person identified as Mohammad Akhbar son of Mohammad Bashir of Dharadullian in Poonch and injuries to eleven persons, four of them critically. The injured were shifted to Sub District Mendhar (SDH), they said.
Soon after the accident personnel from BSF’s 168 battalion, road opening party of 39 RR as well as locals reached the spot and evacuated the injured to the hospital.
Confirming the death to one person, SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Padiyar told KTNS that a case was registered and investigations taken up with regard to the incident.
BMO Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmed Khan said that eleven persons were admitted in the SDH and four critically injured were shifted to SDH Rajouri.



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