5 injured as bus meets an accident in Kupwara

BARAMULLA: At least five passengers travelling in a bus were injured in an accident on Sunday in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
The passengers were injured when the driver of the passenger bus lost control and crashed into a residential house in Potushahi-Lolab here in the afternoon.
Eyewitnesses said that though the house suffered considerable damage, none of the house members were hurt during the accident.
All the five passengers were shifted to district hospital Kupwara for treatment where their condition is said to be stable.
An army spokesman in the evening said that local authorities called for the help of Army to recover the bus which was half lodged inside the house.
“In prompt response Army Camp, Gujjarpati, Sogam rushed a team along with a Recovery vehicle to extricate the vehicle. After relentless effort for about an hour, the Army team could recover the vehicle without causing any further damage to the house,” the spokesman said.
The passenger bus towed to the nearest police station by the Army Recovery Vehicle for further investigations.