6 Kulgam workers dead as many injured in Shimla road accident

Kulgam: At least six workers from south Kashmir’s Kulgam district died, and as many were injured in a road accident in Shima district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday morning, police said.


Superintendent of Police Shimla Sanjeev Kumar Gandhi told KNO that six people have died when a truck, they were travelling in, fell into a gorge in Kararghat.


He said three persons died on the spot while others died at a hospital. “Six others were also injured are currently under treatment at the Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital (IGMCH),” he said.


The deceased have been identified as Fareed (24), Gulab (43), Shabir (19), Talib (23), Gulzar (30), and Mushtaq (30)—all residents of Kulgam.


The injured were identified as Ranjit, driver of the vehicle, Aslam, Talib Hussain, Akash Kumar, Ajay Thakur, and Manjoor.

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