3-yr-old baby among 3 killed in road accident

Handwara: Two drivers and a three years old baby were killed and 7 others were wounded in a fatal road accident near Tutigund area of Handwara town in frontier district Kupwara on Monday,” police said.

Station House Officer police station Chogul told news agency CNS that a chasis passenger van suffered a head-on collision with a tipper (JK01A-1554) in Tutgund village on Kupwara-Srinagar highway killing both the drivers of van and tipper. The accident also left three years old baby Ayan Ahmed Khan son of Muhammad Saleem a resident of Zanglipora Kupwara dead.

The official identified the deceased drivers as Bashir Ahmed Mandoo son of Ali Muhammad a resident of Boatman Colony Bemina Srinagar and Imtiyaz Ahmed Mir son of Ghulam Ahmed of Sarkoot Kupwara.

“Fiver persons were wounded in the accident who have been referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment,” he said adding that the accident occurred at 6 on Monday morning. (CNS)

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