Jammu, Oct 25 : 15 passengers, nine of them women, were injured when a minibus they were travelling in met with an accident near Cheta Morh Jhander in Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Monday, officials said.

They said the bus (JK02AK-0297) was on way to Nowshera from Jhanger when it met with the accident, leading to the injuries to 15 passengers who were later shifted to Sub District Hospital Nowshera.

The injured have been identified as Swarana Devi (40), Sakshi Devi (20), Manzoor Hussain (18), Suresh Devi (45), all residents of Jhanger; Ram Payari (62), Ram Parshad (55),  Beena Devi (40), Sachin Kumar (19), Mukesh Kumar (29), M Kumar (28), Vidhya Devi (80), all from Sarya; Neetu Choudhary (31), Tilak Raj (47), both residents of Kalsian; Taro Devi (75) of Bal Shama and Kajal Devi (19) of Bhetra Kalakote.

A police officer said that a case has been registered and further investigations started.


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