LG Manoj Sinha expresses grief over Kishtwar Sumo Accident

Kishtwar: Eight people were killed when a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Marwah area of Kishtwar on Wednesday.

Official sources told that at about 1800 hours, a private cab (Tata Sumo) skidded off the road and fell into gorge on Alasyar road near Tatapani Marwah in the mountainous district.

Th LG Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha expressed grief over the incident, he tweeted:

Anguished to learn about the loss of lives in a road accident in Kishtwar. My deepest condolences to bereaved families. Directed district administration to provide all necessary assistance.

Seven of the deceased have been identified Mohammad Amin Sheikh of Chunjor March, Umer Gani Shah (driver) of Nowapachi Marwah, Mohammad Irfan Hajam of Qaderna Marwah, Afaq Ahmad Hajam of Thachna Marwah, Safoora Bano of Anjer Marwah, Muzamilla Banoo and Asia Banoo, both residents of Yardoo Marwah.

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