J-K govt orders magisterial probe into Poonch mishap

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 22:12

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday
ordered a magisterial probe into the road mishap in which
eight persons were killed and 32 injured in Poonch district.

Deputy Chief Minister (DCM) Tara Chand, who visited
Government Medical college (GMC) here to meet the injured,
said that he has directed the Deputy Commissioner to conduct
an inquiry into the mishap and submit a report to him at the
earliest.

Eight persons including two women and a four-month-old
baby were killed and 32 injured, some of them seriously, when
the matador in which they were travelling skidded off the road
and fell into Trungli river in Poonch district yesterday.

Accompanied by Poonch MLC Jehangir Hussain and Deputy
Commissioner (DC) K L Khajuria, the Deputy CM interacted with
the injured and enquired them about the treatment being
providing to them.

Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 22:12

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