Minor dies, many injured in another mishap at Sonamarg
Drass/Sonamarg: A truck driver died while his helper was injured on Srinagar-Leh Highway at Drass area of Kargil on Monday morning.
Officials said that a truck driver was killed while his helper was Injured after their truck skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge at Pandrass area.
They said the truck bearing registration number JK03-2027 was heading towards Srinagar from Kargil when it skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge resulting in death of driver who has been identified as 35year old Ghulam Hassan Gaine son of Ghulam Qadir Ganie Resident of Barwulla Kangan and the helper also his cousin brother receiving injuries.
Officials said the helper has been taken to nearby hospital for treatment while his condition is stable
Police official said that a case under FIR number 15/22 U/S 279/ 304/337 has been registered in Police Station Drass and investigation has been taken up.
Meanwhile an eight-year-old boy was killed while five persons including three minors were injured in a Sonamarg road accident on Monday afternoon.
Officials said that a parked vehicle fell down from the road after a child mistakenly pulled its hand brake.
They said the vehicle fell down from the road and a few persons inside received injuries. Officials said they were shifted to PHC Sonamarg for treatment.
One of the minor succumbed to his injuries, who has been identified as 8-year-old Muhammad Ali, son of Muhammad Javeed resident of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Officials identify injured persons as three minors identified 9 year old Mohd Ibraheem 15 year old Zainab 30 year old Sania 32year old Nazia and 2year old Maira all hailing from Jaipur Rajasthan they were referred to SKIMS, Soura for specialized treatment