Injured in accident, Uri girl succumbs

Baramulla: A Class 12 girl Sunday succumbed to her injuries after she was injured in a road accident on Saturday near Uri.
Police officials said that Sameera Akhtar, daughter of Rafiq Ahmad Malik, of Hillar Boniyar, Uri, was hit and injured by a Maruti car (No. JK02M/3577) near main market Boniyar on Saturday evening. She was immediately shifted to the local public health centre but doctors referred her to SMHS Hospital Srinagar where she passed away on Sunday.
Following the accident local people staged protest against authorities. The people said administration has failed to impose curbs against traffic violators.
Meanwhile, Boniyar police has seized the Maruti car and arrested Mudasir Ahmad Geelani of Batengi who was driving the vehicle at the time of accident. The Station House Officer, Boniyar, Zameer Hussain told Kashmir Reader that a case has been registered and investigations are on.