Samba: Three people were killed, including a 13-year-old girl, and 17 others were injured when two buses collided in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Wednesday evening.
The collision occurred on the Jammu-Pathankot National Highway. At least seven of the injured have suffered multiple injuries.
“Three people were killed, including a 13-year-old girl. At least seven people have been referred to other hospitals due to multiple injuries “said Dr. Bharat Bhushan, Medical Officer at Samba District Hospital.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his condolences for the deaths in the road accidents in Doda and Samba.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of life in tragic road accidents in Doda and Samba. My heartfelt condolences go out to the families of the deceased. We are praying for the injured to recover quickly. directed district administrations to provide all assistance possible, “In a tweet, the Lieutenant Governor stated.
Meanwhile, four people were reported missing after their car lost control and crashed into the Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Wednesday.
The rescue operation was assisted by the Indian Army and the State Disaster Response Force.
Earlier, Union Minister Jitendra Singh stated that every effort is being made to locate the accident victims and that he is in constant contact with the authorities.
At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday after a vehicle carrying them was involved in an accident in the Watyin area of Handwara, Kupwara district, North Kashmir.
Previously, six people were reported injured in a car accident near Nagin the next day (Sunday) due to overspeeding despite the promulgation of strict driving instructions after snowfall lashed the Gulmarg-Butapathri road on Saturday night, according to an Army press release.
After that, all passengers were rescued and taken to the hospital.