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10 of marriage party killed in accident

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Ten people died and two others were injured as a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh”s Sirmaur district on Monday, an official said.

A pick-up van carrying members of a marriage party fell into the gorge near Pashog in Shillai sub-division, Shillai Sub Divisional Magistrate Suresh Singha said. The spot is located on the border of Paonta Sahib and Shillai subdivisions.

The Shillai SDM said that nine persons died on the spot while one injured died on his way to Paonta Sahib hospital. A total of 12 persons were in the vehicle, he added. The Paonta Sahib SDM Vivek Mahajan said he was passing through the area when he came to know about the accident after seeing ambulances.

At this, he reached the Paonta Sahib hospital for ensuring better treatment of the injured and called senior doctors to the hospital for that. One of the two injured, referred to Paonta Sahib hospital, however, succumbed to his injuries on his way, he added. One injured has been admitted to a Shillai hospital, he added.

The Paonta Sahib DSP Bir Bahadur also reached the spot. Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, meanwhile, expressed condolence for bereaved families and prayed for peace for departed souls, an official spokesperson said. Thakur also directed the district administration to provide all possible assistance to the affected families and the best treatment to those injured in this accident.

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2 CRPF jawans, Civilian Injured In Grenade Attack

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Two CRPF jawans and a Civilian were injured in a grenade attack on Friday.

Reports said immediately after the attack, the area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.

Further details are awaited.

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Man arrested for raping minor

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A man was arrested in Baramulla district of north Kashmir for allegedly raping a minor girl inside a forest area, police said on Thursday.

A complaint was received in police station Uri in the district on Wednesday by a person alleging that his minor daughter, aged about 13 years, was raped and threatened by a man, identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan alias Muna Khan, in the forest area, a police spokesperson said.

He said a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered in police station Uri and an investigation is underway.

“During the course of investigation, the police team after utilising all available means and due to strenuous efforts arrested the accused within hours of the complaint received by police. He has been shifted to the police station, where he remains in custody,” the spokesperson said.

As part of the investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out, he added.

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Train crushes man to death

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A man was crushed to death by a train at Qazigund in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Friday.

Official sources said that panic gripped Badragund in Anantnag when a man, identified as Ghulam Nabi Chopan, was crushed to death by a train on Srinagar-Banihal route at around 1100 hrs on Friday. The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.

After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body was handed over to his relatives for last rites.
Police have registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident

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