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Tragic accident at Kupwara leaves elderly man, teenage girl dead

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Kupwara, Feb 01: In a tragic incident, a family on their way towards Srinagar to visit an ailing young relative met with an accident near Kralpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, resulting in the death of a teenage girl and an aged.

Officials told the news agency—, that a vehicle bearing registration number HR51-7420 skidded off the road due to slippery condition at Kralpora bridge and fell into a Nallah, resulting in the death of two including a 19-year-old girl and injuries to three other family members.

He said that the injured were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital while the girl succumbed to her injuries on her way to the health care facility while the 55-year-old succumbed at SMHS Srinagar late in the afternoon. 

The deceased were identified as Usma Iqbal (19) daughter of Mohammad Iqbal Bhat, and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat (55) son of Mohammad Abdullah Bhat an employee of the Food and supplies department both residents of Rashanpora.

The injured were identified as  Bashir Ahmad Beigh (45) son of Ghulam Hassan Beigh, a driver by profession, Asif Ahmad Bhat (20) Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, and Jabeena Belgium wife of Farooq Ahmad Bhat—all residents of Rashanpora.

The injured were initially treated at SDH Kralpora where-from they were shifted to Srinagar for advanced treatment.


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