2 dead, husband-wife duo injured after army vehicle collides with car in Kupwara

KUPWARA — Two persons were killed while husband-wife duo was injured in a road accident at Hayan area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

An official told the news agency KNO that the accident took place near Hayan Trehgam after an Army vehicle bearing registration number 137282K collided with a car bearing registration number JK09B-2285, resulting in on spot death to two persons and injuries to two others.

The deceased have been identified as Muhammad Yaseen Ganie, son of Muhammad Sultan and Shamus Duha, son of Bashir Ahmad Ganie—both residents of Kralpora.

He said the injured persons including husband and wife identified as Altaf Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Muhammad Mir and her wife Rubeena Begum of Shumnagh, were rushed to Sub District hospital Kupwara for treatment.

“The identity of the deceased was being ascertained,” he said.

The official said a case has been registered in the regard and further investigation has been taken up.

Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Kupwara, Dr Bashir Ahmad also confirmed to KNO that two persons were brought dead to the hospital. — (KNO)