His co-driver died on the spot, while his driver was injured when the bus hit the wall in the border area of Akhnoor. In this case, the Akhnoor police confiscated the accidental bus. A case has been registered, and investigation has been started into the cause of the accident. The accident happened around midnight on Thursday. Bus number JK02AG-7223 had gone from Jammu to Akhnoor with some people. In return, taking an empty bus, its driver Bhushan Sharma and co-driver Kuldeep Raj Sharma son, Gyan Chand resident Bari Brahmana, came back towards Jammu.
As soon as the bus reached Jad village, its driver could not control the steering due to its high speed and the bus collided with a wall on the side of the road. Co-driver Kuldeep Raj was sitting on the side of the bus that hit the wall. Hearing the sound of the collision of the bus, people came out of their homes. The co-driver and driver, who were injured in the accident, were pulled out of the bus. Akhnoor police also reached the spot as soon as the accident was reported. Both the injured were taken to the sub-district hospital in Akhnoor. In the preliminary examination, the doctors declared the co-driver was brought dead.
Beware: Lady thief roaming the streets of Roop Nagar
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.
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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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