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Girl student among four killed in separate accidents in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Doda/Jammu 

Four persons, including a student, were killed Tuesday in separate accidents in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Two persons were killed and another injured when a skidded off a road and fell into nearly 300-feet gorge at Kahara near Gandoh in hilly district this afternoon, they said.

The officials said the bodies of both the deceased, identified as Nissar Ahmad and Shabir Ahmad, were retrieved from the vehicle, while the injured, Yasir Arafat, was admitted to a hospital and his condition was stated to be critical.

The was on way to Gandoh from Thathri when its lost control while negotiating a blind curve, the officials said.

In another accident in Jammu, a student of government girl's higher secondary school died on the spot when she was hit by an Army vehicle at Satwari along the Jammu-Airport road, the officials said.

The deceased was identified as Kavinder Kour, a resident of locality of Miran Sahab, they said, adding that she was returning home from the school when the accident occurred.

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, the officials said.

In the third accident, Ankush Pandita, a resident of Roop Nagar, was killed when a tanker hit his motorcycle at Nardani near on the outskirts of Jammu this afternoon, the officials said.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 16:45 IST