Baramulla ,Sept 24: A labourer was killed and three soldiers were among seven people injured in a road accident in the frontier district of Kupwara on Thursday afternoon, official sources said.
They said an Army vehicle turned turtle at Bari Baikha, about 25 km from main Kupwara town this afternoon resulting in on the spot death of a labourer Daulat Hussain, a resident of Marsari.
Seven others, including three Army jawans were injured in the accident, they said adding the injured were admitted to hospital.
The injured were identified as Subedar N S Nimbalkar, Havildar S P Sanap and Sepoy Sule Chandrakant who have been admitted to military hospital at Drugmulla.
The injured labourers were identified as Naveed Ahmad Khan, Javaid Ahmad Khan, Ishfaq Ahmad Khan, residents of Marsari Chowkibal, Irshad Ahmad Katariya, resident of Tumina, who have been shifted to Sub District Hospital Kralpora. However, they were later referred to District Hospital Handwara, they added.
Meanwhile, police have registered a case (FIR no.96/2020) under section 304A, 279 and 337 IPC.