Bride among 5 killed in AJK highway accident – Newspaper – Automobile Accident

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Bride among 5 killed in AJK road accident – Newspaper – Motor vehicle Accident

MUZAFFARABAD: A bride and an infant had been amid 5 men and women who misplaced their life immediately after their motor vehicle plunged into Neelum River at the border of Neelum and Muzaffarabad districts on Sunday reportedly owing to some technical fault.

The groom and 3 youngsters survived with vital accidents, police said.

The accident transpired in close proximity to Chhakkar Nakka village, about 41 kilometres northeast of below in the jurisdiction of Panjgran law enforcement at about 11am, stated Station Dwelling Officer (SHO) Mir Muzammil Hussain.

The vehicle with the newlywed pair and two grown ups and 5 minors aged concerning 6 months and five a long time on board was returning from Bata village, where the relationship was contracted, to Ambore refugee camp on the outskirts of Muzaffarabad from exactly where thebaraat[wedding party] had begun its journey in the tiny hours.

Besides for the groom and his law enforcement constable cousin who was at the rear of the wheel, the rest belonged to the bride’s spouse and children.

As the car or truck was passing through a landslide impacted part of the road, which was devoid of parapets or galvanised guardrail towards the riverside, it went out of the driver’s manage and plunged into Neelum River.

In advance of the auto dived into the icy river and disappeared, all people on board have been thrown on to the steep slope up to the riverbank or else there would have been no survivors, reported SHO Hussain.

He explained the marks of tyres on the street recommended that the driver experienced utilized brakes a number of toes ahead of the spot from where by the car fell down adhering to some complex fault, but it did not get the job done.

Rescuers who descended down to the riverbank uncovered the 19-year-old bride Safina Latif, driver Nadeem Khan, 32, Amna, 24, spouse of Mohammad Saleem and Shagufta, 30, spouse of Mohammad Ayaz useless on the spot and remaining 5 alive with many wounds.

The injured, who were being determined as 22-year-aged groom Owais Khan, six-thirty day period-old Insha, daughter of Mr Saleem, Aima, 5, and Aimal, 2, daughters of Mr Ayaz, and Noor, 5, daughter of Abdul Qadeer, have been shifted to the Blended Navy Healthcare facility Muzaffarabad the place Insha succumbed to her wounds.

The condition of the groom was also significant as he experienced been place on a ventilator.

Expressing grief above the decline of life, AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas reported in a tweet: “… theaccident has endorsed my emphasis on urgent and effective implementation of Highway Targeted traffic Security Measures in AJK exactly where, sadly, the havoc wreaked by road incidents has been colossal.”

Later on in a assertion, he claimed he experienced issued instructions to the highway division to get ready and implement techniques for design of basic safety partitions along all arteries, significantly those managing by way of the unsafe places.

Revealed in Dawn, July 18th, 2022