3-month-old pregnant lady killed, another injured in Bandipora accident

Dead Body

Bandipora: A 35-year-old woman died while another was injured on Thursday evening in a road accident in Keema village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, officials said.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the accident took place on Bandipora-Sopore road at Keema village after a vehicle bearing registration number JK15A-0199 hit two ladies and left them injured.

They said soon after the incident, the injured were shifted to District Hospital Bandipora for treatment where from the duo were shifted to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

However, the officials said that one of the injured lady identified as Fancy Begum, wife of Firdous Ahmad of Keema, who was three-month-old pregnant succumbed to her grievous injuries while on way to the hospital at Ajas.

They also said that another injured woman identified as Hajira Bagem(50), wife of Abdul Ahad Dar of Keema is undergoing treatment at Srinagar hospital.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Post Aloosa and further investigation has been taken up—(KNO)