Four minors among 30 people sustained injuries when a Matador (minibus) they were travelling in turned turtle near Enfield Showroom Doda on Thursday afternoon.
According to reports, the Matador, JK06 1340, was en route to Assar from Doda. When it reached near Enfield Showroom, the driver lost control over the steering on a sharp curve and the vehicle turned turtle, resulting in injuries to 30 passengers, 3 among them seriously injured.
After getting information, a police team and locals rushed to the spot and started the rescue operation.
“All passengers were rescued from the vehicle and shifted to District Hospital Doda, from where 3 seriously injured, including 2 minors were referred to GMC&H Jammu for further treatment,” the police said.
The injured have been identified as Taniya Bali (17), daughter of BansiLal of MuthiMarmat, Imran Ahmed (20), son of Bashir Ahmed of Bhella, Fozia (5), daughter of Rafi Mohammed of Doda, Zaitoona Begum (26), wife of Noor Ahmed of Khelleni, Pawan Kumar (40), son of Suram Chand, his wife Babita Devi (30), son Ishan (3) and daughter Sukhshan (2) of Hud, Hannu Devi (30), wife of Jagdish Raj, Kirna Devi (45), wife Bodh Raj, Suchita Thakur (23), wife of Vipan Kumar, Amrik Singh (53), son of Dina Nath, Hushyar Singh (48), son of Bodh Raj and AmanUllahWani (22), son of Bashir Ahmed, all residents of Khelleni, Geeta Devi (45), wife Chur Singh of Kathyara, Ram Raj (50), son Devan Chand of Barshalla, Priya Devi (20), daughter of Angrez Singh of Marsoo, Bar Devi (67), wife of BrijLal of Ranka, Rekha Devi (27), daughter of Bodh Raj of Paryote, Raj Hussain (44), son of Mohammed Abdullah of Batote, Naseer Ahmed (35), son of GhulamHussain of Sazan, Suram Chand (70), son of Neelkanth, and his wife Amar Devi (55) of Jangalwar, Jafer Malik (23), son of GhulamMohiud Din of Kishtwar, Ashok Kumar (20), son of Hari Ram of Shiva Hateli, SehrishBano (8), daughter of Mohammed Rafi of Doda, Devinder Kumar (45), son of Faqir Chand of Chanas, BrijLal (70), son of Churi Singh of Ranka, SaleemJafer (30), son of Rehmatullah of Chiralla and Javed Iqbal (33), son of Mohammed Ramzan of Assar.
Police has registered a case in this regard and are investigating the incident.