In a shocking occurrence, 16 individuals were killed and many acquired hurt in a street accident near Doda town of Jammu and Kashmir these days. The incident took place when a car having more than a dozen passengers skidded off the highway and declined down Batote -Kishtwar nationwide freeway, SSP Doda Mumtaz Ahmad stated.
The incident happened close to the Marmat part of the hilly region. Two kids were among those killed within the accident, the official mentioned. The wounded was rescued and confessed to hospital, he stated. Doda region law enforcement chief SSP Mumtaz Ahmad mentioned, the automobile using a carrying ability of 10 rolled 500 toes upon main Batote-Doda freeway from the link road around 2.45 pm. Only one individual survived in this particular disaster.
Officers stated the car was headed for Gowa town of Marmat from Kleeni when the driver shed control while negotiating a blind bend and the car fell into the gorge around 3.25 pm. A rescue operation is going, they stated.
“Though it continues to be a topic of investigation but prima facie it appeared the car owner neglected to negotiate a blind curve that ended in the crash. The possibility of him utilizing the mobile phone while driving a car also can’t be ruled out. He also died within the incident. There was just one single survivor, that has been described the government medical college and hospital in Jammu for specialised remedy,” the SSP said as quoted by Hindustan Times.
Earlier in July, 35 passengers had been destroyed and 17 others have been injured following a minibus transporting 52 passengers up against the capability of 28 plunged right into a gorge at Keshwan in adjoining Kishtwar region in Jammu and Kashmir.