Female tourist dies, seven injured in Qazigund accident

QAZIGUND — A female tourist died and seven others were injured in a road accident in Qazigund area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that a vehicle coming from Jammu towards Srinagar rolled down into a deep gorge near Zig Post in Qazigund area of Anantnag district, leaving female tourist dead and injuries to seven others.

He said the injured were shifted to Qazigund and Verinag hospitals for treatment adding that deceased tourist has been identified as Sheeba Iraqi, wife of Atuqullah Iqrai of Lucknow UP.