Fourteen passengers were injured, two of them seriously, when a Mini Bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell from a slope near Chinchora area of Bhaderwah in District Doda on Friday morning.
According to eyewitnesses, the Mini Bus bearing registration number JK 06-6371 was on its way from village Chinta to Bhadarwah, when it skidded off the road near Chinchora on Bhadarwah-Jai road, resulting in injuries to fourteen passengers.
“After getting information, Police immediately rushed to the spot and along with locals rescued all passengers from the ill-fated vehicle and shifted them to Sub Distt Hospital Bhadarwah where from two seriously injured were shifted to GMC Jammu,” said an official.
Police has registered a case in this regard at Police Station Bhadarwah.
The injured have been identified as Shabir Ahmed 25 S/O Faqir Mohd R/O Jai Bhadarwah ,Koda 16 S/O Sher Ali R/O Jai Bhadarwah, Jeto 25 S/O Shoket Ali R/O Jai Bhadarwah, Pala Devi 25 Kalyan Singh R/O Chinta Bhadarwah, Sheena Begum 30 W/O Bashir Ahmed R/O Chinta Bhadarwah, Kalyan Singh 30 S/O Hari Krishan R/O Gathi Morh Bhadarwah, Shilpa Sharma 25 D/O Kuldeep Sharma R/O Chinta Bhadarwah, Rajinder Kumar 59 S/O Gambir Chand R/O Chinchora, Bhadarwah, Manoj Kumar 18 S/O Bodh Raj R/O Chinchilla, Bhadarwah, Kuldeep Sharma 52 S/O Lakshmi Chand R/O Chinchora, Bhadarwah, Shankutla Devi 35 w/o Divan Chand R/O Chinta Bhadarwah,Rukum kesh age 45 S/O Hari Krishna R/O Chinta and Thandi age 65 S/O Rabarn R/O Chinta and Zakir Hussain 23 S/O Bari R/O Chinta Bhadarwah.
Later, two seriously injured Rukum kesh and Thandi were shifted to GMC Jammu.