19 deceased passengers identified
Srinagar/Jammu,February 10 (Scoop News) – N. N. Vohra, Governor, has expressed grief over the reported loss of 19 precious human lives in a road accident in Gandoh area of Doda District today.
In a message, the Governor expressed his sympathy with the bereaved families and prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in this tragic accident.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has expressed grief over the tragic road accident at Gandoh road in Doda district.
The Chief Minister has expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved families. He directed the administration to provide all required medical treatment to those injured in the accident.
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed profound grief and shock over the loss of precious lives in a road accident at Gandoh in Doda district today.
Azad has expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families and wished speedy recovery for the injured.
Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand today expressed deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the tragic road accident at Gandoh in Doda district.
Union Minister and President of National Conference, Dr Farooq Abdullah and National Conference General Secretary, Sheikh Nazir Ahmed have expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in a road accident at Gandoh in Doda district.
They conveyed their sympathies with the bereaved families.
In a condolence message, Tara Chand conveyed sympathy to the affected families and prayed for early recovery of the injured. He also directed the district administration for prompt assistance and medical treatment to the affected.
Meanwhile the nineteen deceased passengers who killed in a tragic road mishap at Gandoh of district Doda this morning have been identified as Amit Singh Son of Om Prakash resident of Bunecha Gandoh, Age 22 yrs, Noor Mohd Son of Gh. Ali Gujjar Resident of Drie Gandoh, Age 20 yrs., Abbas Ahmed Son of Gh. Ali Gujjar Resident of Drie Gandoh, Age 14 yrs., Devi Chand Son of Jagat Ram Resident of Alni Gajote Gandoh, Age 45 yrs., Raj Mohd Son of Mohd Shafi Resident of Charalla Thathri, Age 32 yrs., Mohd Shafi Son of Mohammada Ganai Resident of Amrithgarh, Charalla Thathri , Age 60 yrs, Sunehlata Devi Daughter of Bhagat Ram Resident of Sumie Gandoh, Age 30 yrs, Kamaldeep Singh Son of Bhagat Ram Resident of Sumie Gandoh, Age 19 yrs., Noor Mohd Son of Atta Mohd Resident of Dudwar Gandoh, Age 55 yrs., Naseema Begum Wife of Noor Mohd Resident of Dudwar Gandoh, Age 50 yrs,, Mohd Imran Son of Mohd Ramzan Resident of Kilothran Gandoh, Age 20 yrs., Driver Liaqat Ali Son of Jaan Mohad Resident of Changa Gandoh, Age 32 yrs., Shafkat Ali Son of Ab. Rashid Resident of Bisran Gandoh, Age 14 yrs., Fatima Begum Wife of Rehmatullah Resident of Kilothran Gandoh, Age 35 yrs., Jabeena Begum Wife of Mohd Amin Resident of Huja Beoli Gandoh Age 35 yrs., Nasreena Daughter of Mohd Shafi Resident of Amrithgarh Chiralla Thathri, Age 25 yrs., Sunil Kumar Son of Balwant Singh Resident of Bunela Gandoh, Age 21 yrs., Ashiq Hussain Son of Rehmatullah Resident of Thaloran Gandoh, Age 12 Yrs. and Rajinder Singh Son of Basant Ram Resident of Kota Gandoh, Age 21 yrs.
All the dead bodies have been handed over to legal heirs for last rites. Development Commissioner and Superintendent of Police Doda w camping on the spot till late hours.
It may be mentioned here that in a tragic road mishap nineteen passengers were killed while one person was critically wounded, when a passenger Matador in which they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep gorge at Manoi under the jurisdiction of Police Station Gandoh of district Doda this morning.
The ill fated vehicle bearing registration No. 2169/JK06 was on its way from Gowari (Gandoh) to Thathri when the mishap occurred at Manoi Gandoh . The ill fated vehicle fell into a 200 feet deep gorge. On receipt of the information Police rushed to the spot and launched rescue operation. The occupants of the vehicle have been evacuated and rushed to nearby hospital (E.H Thathri) where nineteen passengers have been declared as brought dead , while one critically wounded person namely Riaz Ahmed Son of Mohammad Ramzan Resident of Sarlia has been airlifted to GMC Jammu for specialized treatment after giving the First Aid treatment at EH Thathri.