Ramban: Death toll in Ramban road accident has mounted to six, as two women injured in the road mishap, succumbed to their injuries at Srinagar hospital, officials said here on Monday.
An official told a local news gathering agency that two injured women identified as Naza Begum (45), wife of Mohammad Iqbal Sohil of Neel Tehsil Ramsoo and Naseema Begum wife of Muzafar Ahmad of Wagan, succumbed to their injures at SKIMS Srinagar.
He said the accident took place on a link road in Higni-Badarkoot belt when a Scorpio, which was on its way to Shagan from Ramsoo plunged into a gorge, resulting in spot death to two persons and injuries to six others.
He said that later two more persons succumbed to their injuries at the hospital, taking the toll to four, while late last night two more injured women succumbed to their injuries. “Death toll in the accident has now mounted to six.”
The official said that two more women who were injured in the accident are undergoing treatment at GMC Anantnag.
Meanwhile, police have registered a case FIR number 80 under sections 279/337/304-A, IPC at Police Station Ramsu for further investigations. (KNO)