Jammu, Oct 10: Two persons were killed and nine others injured in two separate road accidents in Udhampur district of Jammu, officials said on Sunday.

They said driver of a tempo (JK02BF -0184) died and nine passengers onboard it were injured after the vehicle crashed into a truck (tralla) on Dhar road at Gole Mela, Udhampur.

All of them were shifted to District Hospital Udhampur where doctors declared the driver—Manzoor Ahmed (25) son of Abdul Rashid of Sangal Dan dead on arrival, the officials said.

The injured include Parveen Akhter of Chander Kot, Mohammad Shahreen Bhat (11), Shabir Ahmed Bhat (40), Parvez Ahmed (21) of Sangal Dan, Sabreen Bano (11), Baljeet Singh (26), Zahida Akhter (49), Irfan Wani (23) and Shamshad Begum (43), all residents of Sangal Dan.

Meanwhile driver of a truck-laden with applies died after the vehicle turned turtle at around 12:30 a.m. last night, they said. The truck (JK05D-8319)turned turtle in Udhampur and driver Mudasir Ahmad Bhat from Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was found dead inside the cabin of the vehicle.


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