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Authorities direct police to conduct probe into Ramban accident

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Authorities in and Kashmir on Saturday directed police to conduct an investigation into a road accident which left 11 persons, including two women and five children, dead and four others injured in district, an official said.

District Development Commissioner, Ramban, Showkat directed police authorities to conduct an inquiry into the accident and submit the investigation report to his office, he said.

The said Bhat, along with of Police Anita Sharma, visited district hospital to inquire about the health condition of the injured.

Eleven persons were killed and four others injured when a passenger vehicle on way to Rajgarh from Chanderkote plunged into a deep gorge at Kunda this morning.

to Governor, K K Sharma, expressed grief over the loss of lives in the accident and said necessary instructions have been issued to the district administration for providing best possible medical assistance to the injured.

CPI (M) Regional Secretary, Jammu, Sham also expressed shock and grief over the accident and said repeated road accidents in Doda, Kistwar, and Udhampur districts must be a grave concern for the

He demanded ex-gratia relief for the families of the victims and free-of-cost treatment to those injured in the accident.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 22:10 IST