Srinagar: A Sarpanch from Kupwara was killed and four other PRI members besides two policemen were injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident near Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday.
Official sources told that SRTC bus carrying PRIs and policemen had a head-on collision with a tipper vehicle near Renzi Tappar Pattan, leading to the death of one Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Samad Bhat from Gulgam Kupwara and injuries to six others identified as Haqeeqat Shah son of Abdul Qayoom, Abdul Qayoom Shah son of Aladin of Gugloosa Kupwara, constable Abdul Hameed Bhat son of Abdul Jabbar, Abdul Jabbar Lone son of Abdul Rahim Lone of Sherwanipora Baramulla, SGCT Mohammad Iqbal Sheikh son fo Ghulam Mohiuddin , Abdul Ahad Khan son of Wali Mohammad Khan of Nutnoosa. The injured have been hospitalized. A police officer told GNS that a case has been registered and further investigations taken up. (GNS)