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6 Persons Injured in Road Accident in Surankote

Locals take exception to vehicular traffic movement amid Corona Curfew

RAJOURI, May 24: At least six persons, two of them critically, were injured in a road mishap after a passenger vehicle they were on board met an accident at Draba area of Surankote in Rajouri district on Monday afternoon.

Reports reaching news agency GNS said that the vehicle ‘Magic Tempo’, bearing registration number JK-12 2240 was on way from Surankote towards Buffliaz. In the incident six persons sustained injuries and were evacuated to Sub-District Hospital Surankote.

However two persons with critical injuries have been referred to GMCs Jammu and Rajouri for advanced treatment.

BMO Surankote Dr Zulfikar Chaudhary told GNS that treatment of the injured is going on at Sub-District Hospital Surankote.
“Two patients with critical injuries have been referred to GMC Jammu and GMC Rajouri”, the official added.

Meanwhile locals in the area have questioned the ‘unabated movement of vehicular traffic’ amid the ongoing Corona Curfew across all districts in Jammu and Kashmir.

Urging the administration to take an immediate action, the locals have appealed the authorities concerned ‘to rein into the unscrupulous elements to deter them from unwarranted movement amid the prevailing health exigency’. (GNS)


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