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2 Killed, 10 Injured Including 4 Children as Uncontrolled Tata Sumo falls into Ditch

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A Tata Sumo going to Srinagar with passengers fell into a gorge in the Digdol area of Ramban district on Saturday morning. Two people died in this accident while 10 passengers including four children were injured. Army, Police and QRT carried out relief and rescue operations and took the injured out of the ditch and admitted them to the District Hospital Ramban. At the same time, the police said that the identity of the dead and injured is yet to be ascertained.

On Saturday, Tata Sumo number JK03A-6391 was going from Jammu to Srinagar carrying passengers. At 10.35 am when Tata Sumo was passing through Digdol area of ​​Ramban district. At that time, the driver lost control of the vehicle. Due to which the runaway vehicle, along with the passengers, fell into the ditch below the road at kilometre number 164.5.

Immediately after the accident, the local people and Army, Police, and Civil QRT started relief and rescue. By carrying out rapid relief and rescue operations in the inaccessible area, the rescue team brought 12 people injured in the sumo accident out of the ditch with a lot of effort and brought them to the road. Where the injured were taken to Ramban District Hospital by ambulance and other vehicles. Four children are also among the wounded.

In this regard, DSP Headquarters Ramban Pradeep Sen said that the relief and rescue work is almost complete. Twelve injured people have been rushed to the hospital by conducting a rescue operation. Out of which four are children. Treatment of the injured is going on in the hospital. Information about the names and addresses of the wound is being obtained.

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Beware: Lady thief roaming the streets of Roop Nagar

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Another theft case of ₹7,200 has been reported from a boutique named ” The Hanger’ located on the main road in Roop Nagar, Jammu.

A lady who visited the boutique duped the owner and took away garments amounting to a total of ₹7,200.

The owner at first didn’t recognise the lady, but she pretended as if she was their regular customer.

“After selecting the garments, she asked for an assistant boy to come along and will make the payment to him as she reaches her residence”, the owner said.

She instead fooled the owner and the boy as well and wasn’t seen anywhere after that.

The boutique owner has filed a complaint in the nearest police station on January 18.

Police are investigating the matter, and soon the lady thief would be caught; till then, the locals are advised to beware of such miscreants.

Aditi Tikku

 

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2 vehicles loaded with 432 KG banned Polythene Seized

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J&K Pollution Control Committee today seized two vehicles and 432 KG of banned polythene carry bags of below 75 microns.
A team of J&K Pollution Control Committee headed by Divisional Officer, JKPCC Jammu South seized a Scooty (Honda Activa-125) carrying banned polythene carry bags weighing (Approx.) 12 KG, In another major crackdown a Mahindra Pick up van bearing registration no. PB06AZ7742 was intercepted by the JKPCC team at Anti Polythene Check Post Lakhanpur and recovered 21 bags weighing 420 Kgs of banned polythene carry bags from the said vehicle being carried to UT of J&K. Manufacturing, stocking, distribution, sale and use of Polythene Carry bags below 75 microns has been banned as per GoI Notification G.S.R. 57(E) dated 12.08.2021.
J&K Pollution Control Committee has appealed to the general public to stop the purchase and use of polythene carry bags below 75 microns thickness.
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Jammu’s Super Specialty Hospital wears deserted look

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The premises of the Government Super Specialty Hospital Jammu wore a deserted look after many management officials, doctors, and paramedic staff tested positive for COVID-19.

With a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Out Patient Department (OPD) also saw a minimum presence of patients.

On their entry to the hospital, Rapid Antigen Tests are performed on the patients.

“The people who return COVID-19 positive results are not permitted entry into the hospital while people with negative reports are allowed to move into the OPD,” an official said.

“The authorities are allowing only 50 patients in each department of OPD for a checkup every day while around 150 patients used to visit the departments usually,” the official said.

He said that the people had also become conscious and they too were avoiding coming to the hospital unless it was an emergency.

“Routine surgeries have been stopped and only emergency surgeries are being conducted in the operation theatres,” the official said. “Around one-third of people come for an OPD checkup at the hospital now. As the people are tested on their entry to the hospital, many avoid coming to the hospital.”

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