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6 injured in Hanwara road accident

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6 injured in Hanwara road accident

HANDWARA: At least six persons were injured after a sumo vehicle collided with a school bus in Qalamabad village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reports said that a sumo vehicle bearing registration number JK05D 6636 collided with a school bus bearing number JK 09B 8018 at Mirpora Qalamabad, resulting in injuries to six persons.

The injured persons identified as Ruqaya Begum (25), Mushtaq Ahmad Ahanger (42) – residents of Audoora, Mohammad Asif (22), resident of Lachh, Aaqib Ahmad (21) of Lawoosa, Reyaz Ahmad Wani (30) of Warpora and Sajjad Ahmad (28) of Yahama were evacuated from the site to NTPHC Qalamabad for immediate treatment. Two of the injured, Ruqaya Begum and Reyaz Ahmad Wani, were sent to District Hospital Handwara while four others were discharged after being given first aid at the health facility.

Confirming it, SHO Qalamabad Dr Anam Manhas told all the persons injured in the accident are safe. “Four persons were discharged at NTPHC Qalamabad after first-aid while two, including a pregnant woman, are at District Hospital for preferential treatment to rule out the chance of any complications’ caused into the accident”, she said adding due cognizance has been taken into the incident. (GNS)


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6 injured in Hanwara road accident