Four persons including 3 females died in a road accident in the Karnah area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that the driver lost control of his Sumo at Nati Top Gabra in the Tanghdar area and it skidded off the road causing a deadly accident.
Four persons including a teenage girl died on the spot, they said and identified the deceased as Saida Nazir (22), Muhammad Sayed Raina (55), Razia Manzoor (18), and Nusrat Begum (33), all residents of Nowagabra Karnah village.
Official sources further said that 10 passengers including 2 kids sustained injuries in the accident. Besides the driver there were 14passengers in the vehicle. The injured have been identified as Riyaz Karim (35), Muhammad Ismail Chechi (30), Driver Muhammad Shafi (35), Rufaidha Begum (45), Farooq Ahmed Babazad (70), Shaheena Begum (25), Sarjeela Begum (25), Adeeba Bano (6) and 10-year-old Adeeb Amjid. All are locals from Nowagabra Karnah village. [KNT]
The ill-fated Sumo vehicle was extensively damaged in this deadly road accident. KNT]