SRINAGAR: Showkat Ahmad Shah, spokesman of Awami Itihad Party (AIP) led by MLA Er Sheikh Abdul Rashid, today died in a major road accident at Pattan Baramulla.
Shah son of Abdul Ahad resident of Lar, Ganderbal succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to hospital. Police said that a Tata Mobile bearing registration number JK05/6712 and an Ecco vehicle bearing registration number JK01S/9684 collided at Palpora, Pattan.
According to a police statement three persons were injured in the mishap. All the injured were shifted to the hospital where Shah was declared brought dead.
Another AIP leader Tanveer Ahmad Khan was seriously injured in the accident and is presently under treatment at SKIMS.
Meanwhile another Tata Sumo ( JK05C/3144) skidded of the road at Powdian Baramulla in the jurisdiction of police station Uri, resulting in injuries to two passengers. Both the injured have been shifted to District Hospital, Baramulla for treatment.
In an separate road accident two motorcycles bearing registration number JK01M/4996 and JK04C/2289 collided at Chew Dara Crossing, Budgam, in Beerwah, resulting in injuries to both the motorcyclist, Umar Wani son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Kulhama and Tanveer Ahmad son of Mohammad Ramzan resident of Hangam. The injured have been shifted to JVC Hospital, Srinagar for treatment.
In yet another accident today, a Maruti car (JK09/5248) turned turtle near Petrol Pump, Bathergam, Kupwara, resulting in injuries to four persons travelling in the car. The injured have been shifted to Sub District Hospital, Kupwara for treatment.
In Kokernag, a Tata Sumo (JK02W/6761), turned turtle at Sagam, Islamabad in Kokernag, resulting in injuries to three passengers. All the injured were shifted to hospital for treatment.
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