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Three killed in mishap in J&K

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 14:23

Srinagar: Three persons were killed and two others critically injured when a car rammed into a roadside tree on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, police said Friday.

Sartaj Ahmad Mir, his sister Bilqeesa and Gul Mohammad Bhat died on the spot when the car driver lost control over the vehicle and hit the tree at Nambal area of Awantipora, 32 kms from here, late last night, they said.

Two other persons travelling in the vehicle were critically injured in the accident and were hospitalised.

The injured were identified as Shamim Ahmad Bhat and Mehra, the spokesman said, adding all the five were hailing from Punai village of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.


First Published: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 14:23
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