3 referred to Srinagar hospital
Kupwara: At least eleven passengers were injured after a snow slide hit a passenger vehicle at Sadhna Top in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon.
An official said that a Sumo bearing registration number JK09-5693 was swept away by a snow slide and fell into a deep gorge at Sadhna Top, resulting in injuries to 11 passengers.
He said that soon after the incident, a rescue operation was launched by Army, Police and locals and all the passengers were rescued in injured condition and shifted to Sub-District hospital Tanghdar for treatment.
The injured passengers were identified as Abdul Rashid (40) Zameeda Begum (35) Sania (14) Simrab (12) Shafeeq Ahmad (37) Naseema Begum (29) Farhan (3) Rehan (3) SarwarJaan (70) Tofeeq Ahmad (16) Ajmal (14).
The official said that three injured passengers including Abdul Rashid, Zameeda Begum and Tofeeq Ahmad were referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment.(KNO)