Legislator assaulted by enraged mob
Samba: Two students was among four people killed in a road accident in Samba district on Wednesday.
Enraged villagers blocked the Chachwal-Samba road and attacked MLA Samba Davinder Kumar Manyal while one of the deceased was being cremated. The angry mob assaulted him and threw rocks, injuring the MLA, who was later shifted to the hospital.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, expressed grief over the death of three persons in a road accident.
The accident took place when a mini bus rolled down on the road in Samba district, an official said. He said the bus was on way to Samba from a border village.
Four people, including two students, were killed and 23 others injured. The incident occurred near gate of an Indian Army unit.
SP Samba Anil Magotra told a Srinagar based news agency CNS that injured were shifted to Government Medical College in Jammu for specialized treatment.