Jammu: One person was killed and 12 injured when a truck collided with tempo along Jammu-Srinagar national highway in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior Superintendent of Police Ramban, P D Nitya said that information was received this morning that a truck (JK13C-4760) driven by Kabir Ahmed Khan, son of Mohammad Hussain Khan, resident of Rafiabad, Baramulla was on its way from Srinagar towards Jammu and when it reached at Chamalwas Khatana Basti this morning at around 0609 hours lost control and collided with Tempo (PB07BT-8324), which was on its way towards Srinagar.
“The accident resulted in injuries to the passengers travelling in tempo who were labourers from Bijnore,” said the SSP.
She said that one Sajid Ahmed,37, son of Qayoom was referred to GMC Anantnag but later succumbed.
The injured were identified as (driver), Karanjeet Singh,40, Gajinder Singh,45, Mohammad Ayooub,39, Satish Kumar,39, Nazir Ahmed,27, Shah Nawaz,28, Omesh,24, Akshay,20, Mohammad Anwar,35 and Tahir Ahmed,36.
A case has been registered and investigations were taken up, police added.