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Anantnag: A 49-year-old man was killed in a road accident near a college in Thajwara area of Achabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday morning. An official said that the man was hit by a tipper near Thajwara and he was immediately rushed to GMC Anantnag hospital for treatment, where he was declared dead on arrival. The official identified the deceased as Naseeb Ahmad Wani son of Khazir Wani, a resident of Wangam locality…

Handwara: At least five persons have sustained injuries after a vehicle they were on board met an accident at Bye-pass road in Handwara. Reports said that the mishap occurred after a Swift Car bearing registration number JK-09A 9654 hit an electric pole, resulting in injuries to five persons. The injured have been identified as; Shahid Ahmad Khawaja, son of Fayaz Ahmad Khawaja, Dawood Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Hassan, residents of Handwara, Bilal Ahmad Lone,…

Qazigund: An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of traffic police was killed after he was hit by a speedy truck on Srinagar-Jammu national highway at Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. An official said that a speedy truck bearing registration number (JK22B-4365) crushed a traffic cop to death when he was performing his duties and signalled the truck driver to stop at Bonigam, Qazigund, the official said. The deceased policeman has been identified as ASI…

Srinagar: A teenage boy was critically injured after being hit by a CRPF vehicle in Saida Kadal area of Srinagar on Wednesday. A relative of the boy told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that Safran Ahmad (16) son of Ghulam Mohammad Kathjoo, a resident of Naidyar was critically injured when he was hit by a CRPF vehicle at Saida Kadal. He said that he immediately rushed to SMHS hospital by the locals for treatment.…

Jammu: Two persons were killed and four others were critically injured in a major road accident in Narwal Market of Jammu after a truck hit several vehicles due to brake failure. An official said that the driver lost control over the vehicle due to a brake failure and hit and damaged nearly a dozen vehicles, including four mini-load carriers, three cars and two two-wheelers. He said that in the incident two persons were also killed…

Kulgam: A 45-year-old man was killed in a road accident in Yaripora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday afternoon. An official said that the man was hit by a speedy three-wheeler (Auto) near Badroo village and was immediately rushed to Yaripora hospital for treatment. He said that at the hospital doctors declared him dead on arrival. The official identified the deceased as Abdul Rehman Bhat son of Mohammad Lassi Bhat, a resident of…

Qazigund: Three armed forces personnel and a driver of another vehicle were injured after a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle collided with an Oil Tanker in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday morning. Officials said that today morning a Casper vehicle of 46 Battalion of CRPF crashed into an Oil Tanker (JKO2AR-5528) in Bonigam area of Qazigund, resulting in injuries to three CRPF perosnnel and the Oil Tanker driver. They said…

Ramban: Two persons are missing while another was rescued in injured condition after a canter truck they were travelling in fell into a nallah near Ramsoo along the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Monday morning. Reports said that truck (HR38-1633) skidded off the road and fell down at Sher Bibi area of Banihal in Ramban district. Soon a rescue operation was launched by police and members of quick response team besides locals including members of NGOs. The…

Bandipora: Two persons were injured after a load carrier they were travelling in plunged into a river Jhelum near Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday. Reports reaching news agency GNS said that a Bandipora -bound tata mobile (JK15A 5193) met with an accident after the driver purportedly lost control over the vehicle near Prang area of Hajin. The injured have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Garoo, son of Abdul Raheem Garoo, a resident…

Poonch: Five persons were injured when a minibus met with an accident in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The mishap occurred when the vehicle bearing registration number JK02V-8466 was on its way from Mandi towards Poonch. In the incident, five persons have received injuries who were subsequently shifted to district hospital Poonch for treatment. The injured passengers have been identified as Ashiq Hussain, son of Shabir Hussain, a resident of Sathra, Mohammad…