4 killed, 37 injured in separate road mishaps in Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 15:29

Jammu: Four persons were killed and 37
others were injured in two separate road mishaps in Udhampur
and Jammu districts, police said here Tuesday.

Three persons, including a couple, were killed and
Chief Planning Officer Udhampur and his wife Lalita Devi were
seriously injured when a car in which they were travelling in
collided head-on with another vehicle at Panara on
Battal-Billawar road in Udhampur district last evening, they

The accident occurred when the victims were returning
from a marriage function, they said.

The deceased have been identified as Rampal (driver),
Khem Raj and his wife Parmila, they said.

In another accident, Vijay Kumar died on the spot and
35 others were injured when a bus carrying a marriage party
skidded off the road and plunged into a gorge at Saniara in
Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district late last evening, they said.


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First Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 15:29

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