Cop among 8 injured in Ramsoo accident

Srinagar: Eight people, including a policeman were injured in a road accident in Ramsoo area of the mountainous Ramban district, a police official said today.

A cab (JK03B-2360) carrying passengers from Jammu to Srinagar, collided with a load carrier on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Makerkote, Ramsoo on Monday evening leaving at least eight people injured, the official said.

The injured identified as the cab driver Mohammad Yousuf of Shopian, Ajaz Ahmad of Kupwara, and Ghulam Mohammad Dar, Mohammad Shahzad, Mohammad Farman, Gul Sher and Israel Ahmad, all residents of Bijnor, Utter Pradesh were taken to the nearby hospital for treatment. Manzoor Ahmad Padder, security guard of MLC Bashir Veeri was also injured in the accident, the official said.