Dozen students injured in Road mishap in Jammu



Jammu: A dozen children got severely hurt when they met with a road mishap near High school Keri in Mendhar area of Poonch district, Jammu on Sunday.

As per sources, The mishap occurred when an eco car which was carrying students met with a accident near High school Keri in Mendhar.

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Thirteen students have sustained wounds in this mishap when an overloaded Eco Van ‘JK12C0613’ skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Pooch, they were rushed by the locals to Sub District Hospital Mendhar, where they are currently being treated by the doctors.

Fourteen people including six girls and seven male students were hurt when an “overloaded” eco-vehicle skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Poonch district on Sunday, officials said.

They said the accident took place near Keri Kangra in Mendhar Poonch when the driver of the Eco Van (JK12C-O613) lost control over it and the vehicle rolled down many feet into a gorge, leading to the injuries to 14 people— six of them females and eight males.

The injured, 13 of them being minors and one major, were immediately rushed to the local Sub District hospital Mendhar by the locals and police and 2 of them were later shifted to GMC Rajouri for advanced treatment.

The injured have been identified as Mishba Kousar (16), Fahim Kouser (15), Zahira (20), Qasid Rashid (15), Adid Hussain (16), Danish Shah (17), Rukhsana (15), Muskan Basharat (14) Uzma Kouser (16), Mujtab Shah (20), Hassan Ali Shah (16), Asees Ahmad (16), Mohammad Layaqat and Mohammad Zamran (25), all residents of Rya.

A police official said that a case has been registered and further investigations taken up.