5 tourists injured in Sonamarg road mishap
Post by Umar Raina on Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Ganderbal, Nov 7: At least five tourists suffered minor injuries after their vehicle met with an accident in the Sonamarg area of central Kashmir's Ganderbal district.
A police official told Rising Kashmir that a Scorpio bearing registration number JK07/1810 on its way from Gagangeer to Sonamarg boarded with tourists skidded off the road near Kachar Mode Hung due to slippery road conditions following fresh snowfall, resulting in minor injuries to five persons.
As soon as police received information, they reached the spot along with SHO Younis Bashir and rescued all the tourists, the official said, adding that the injured were taken to PHC Kullan for treatment where their condition is said to be stable.
The official identified the injured tourists as Narinder Thawini (60), Shivam Dixit (29), Deepa Thawini (58), Heena Dixit (28) and Rashma Kuniri (29) – all residents of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Meanwhile, police have registered an FIR 38/2022 U/S 279, 337 IPC and taken up further investigation in this regard, the official said.