RAJOURI, Sept 5: At least 15 passengers were injured in a mini-bus accident in Rajpura area of Qila Darhal in Nowshera Sub Division.
Reports said a canter vehicle bearing Registration No. JK11A- 2057 which was going from Nowshera to Andruth, skidded off the road near Rajpura Kamila and fell into a gorge. At least 15 persons were injured in the mishap.
On receipt of information about the accident, a police team led by Insp Rajesh Jasrotia, SHO Nowshera rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. Traffic police team led by SI Sukhbir Singh, also reached the site of accident. All the injured were shifted to SDH Nowshera.
The injured were identified as Zaitoon Bi (65), wife of Mohd Hussain; Basharat Hussain (18), son of Mohd Farooq; Asif Iqbal (17), son of Mohd Yaqoob; Ghulam Qadir (57), son of Dil Mohd; Basharat Hussain (19), son of Mohd Khalid; Mohd Bashir (60), son of Dawa; Mohd Nissar (18), son of Mohd Younis; Mukhtiar Hussain (40), son of Nazir Hussain; Mohd Showket (32). Son of Shah Mohd; Zahida Parveen (28), wife of Mohd Zaman; Shaida Begam (24), daughter of Mohd Shafi; Rozia Kouser (15), daughter of Mushtaq Ali; Anisa Tabassam (3), daughter of Mohd Zaman; Sakeena Begum (45), wife of Mohd Shafi; Shamim Choudhary (13), son of Mushtaq Ali and Mumtaz Ali (27), son of Mushtaq Ali- all residents of Androoth. All of them under treatment at SDH Nowshera.
The police has registered a case at Police Station Nowshera for investigation.