Chatroo/Kishwtar,October 19(Scoop News)- In a yet another tragic road accident in erstwhile Doda district, three precious lives were lost and seven others were injured today when a Tavera car, bearing registration No JK03C- 0744 was on its way from Viloo Srinagar to Kishtwar.
Around 12:30 PM in the afternoon a Tavera car, near Godanpari belt of Chatroo tehsil Chatroo skidded off the road and rolled down into deep gorge, some 30 kilometers from Kishtwar town. The local people and Chatroo Police headed by SHO Farooq Ahmed Khateeb immediately rushed to the spot for rescuing victims of the accident.
As per police reports, three persons died and seven passengers, with injuries were admitted in PHC Chatroo and serious injured ones were shifted in District Hospital Kishtwar. The three dead have been identified as Ghulam Hussain Dar S/o Mohammad Shafi Dar R/o Seri Doda and Musarat Begum w/o Mushtaq Ahmed R/o Arhal Kokernag Srinagar and Jumma Khan s/o Abdullah R/o Kakerwagan Chatroo
The seven injured has been identified as Sanjay Kumar S/o Jeeta Chand R/o Chhattisgarh, Anand Kumar S/o Dolu Ram R/o Chhattisgarh, Gita Ram s/o Dasehra R/o Chhattisgarh, Mushtaq Ahmed s/o Ghulam Qadir R/o Arhal Kokernag (His wife died), Asma Banoo D/o Ismaeil Gujjar R/o Seal Doda, Zeina Begum w/o Ali Mohammad R/o Kokernag and Mohd Shafi s/o Mohd Rajab R/o Kulgam Srinagar. Two critically injured Anand Kumar and Sanjay Kumar of Chatisgarh airlifted to GMC Jammu from Kishtwar.
Meanwhile, Former Congress Minister and MLA Inderwal G M Saroori have expressed shock and grief over the tragic accident on Kishtwar-Chatroo road.
“In recent times state is marred by road accidents, particularly in hilly areas of the J&K. Despite tall claims by administration of safeguarding the lives of innocent people, the accidents keep occurring time after time”, Saroori added.
Also the paucity of Traffic police presence is also a factor in the Erstwhile Doda district as there is only few Traffic Check Posts. Till there is concerted effort from the concerned authorities, these types of incidents will keep on occurring, Saroori said
Conveying his condolences Saroori expressed deep sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul.
Saroori who was also in Chatroo when heard rushed to the PHC Chatroo and issued instructions to the doctors of PHC Chatroo and District Hospital Kishtwar for taking extra care to the injured and ensuring all possible treatment to the injured, he added. He also prayed for the early recovery of those injured in the accident.
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