x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Excise officials seize 1000 kgs polythene | Governor inaugurates conference of Deputy Commissioners, District SSsP | Union Cabinet clears ordinance to ban triple talaq | India-Pakistan clash set to light up Asia Cup 2018 | Indian woman given triple talaq on WhatsApp by elderly Omani husband, seeks Sushma Swaraj's help | BSF Jawan Martyred in firing by Pakistan in Ramgarh, Jammu | Class 11 student stabbed to death outside Panchkula school, Class 9 student arrested | Rafale fighter jet deal: Congress leaders to meet CAG, demand probe | India's largest law firm had details of Nirav Modi's dealings with PNB, under scrutiny | Municipal polls: Govt not to amend any laws now | Back door appointee calling shots in JKTDC Jammu | Corruption in Billawar irrigation breaks all records | Now separatists, civil society silent on rape of Assamese girl in Kashmir | Not one lakh, but 3.5 lakh Kashmiri Hindus stand disenfranchised | To hide own ministers misdeeds, PDP starts glorifying Afzal Guru | Poll boycott a ploy to weaken democracy in JK | Kumar to hear public grievances at JKGGC on Sept 19 | Failed candidates in the driver's seat at SKUAST-J | Jammu issues still unresolved, BJP struggles to put its act together | Pahalgam Golf Course generates no revenue | "Resign or die": Hizbul's video threat to security men | DPS organizes English Literary week | Villagers demand accountability from the state forest corporation | FMPHWs continue strike, take out protest rally | PIL regarding delay over Artificial lake, Mubarak Mandi Gandola Project | October 8 polling day for district Jammu: DC | Court timing to change from October 1 | DB seeks affidavit indicating schemes , funds allocation for solid waste management | Children stage protest against SWD | SAC approves Enactment of legislation for constitution of Commercial Courts | SAC approves Sub-Committee report on rehabilitation of mule owners operating in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji Katra | Administrative Restructuring: SAC approves transfer of expenditure allocation to Finance Deptt | Power shut down | Terrorists attack CRPF camp, soldier injured | GDC Basohli organises awareness programme on Swatchta Hi Sewa | Student of GDC Kathua participates in All India Shooting Championship | BSS organizes 30th State Sports Meet Athletics | GDC Ramnagar stages Nukkad | Inter School District Level Competitions held | LSAC organizes patriotic song competition | Professor Sei-Ichiro Ueki of Tokai University visits CUJ | Amar Singh club organises Medical Camp | MSME Jammu organizes 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' | Symposium on Gandhian Philosophy organised | Offices in 4 districts locked, employees enjoying in Jammu | In the name of hygiene: BDO 'forgets' to distribute gloves among students | Despite MEA, Niti Aayog, MHA clearance, JK Govt fails to start work on CWDP | Biyhama Kupwara road in shambles, R&B in deep slumber | 5 acts of PM Modi that rattled Kashmiri leaders | Education deptt stops deputation of teachers for pursuing PG courses at University of Kashmir | Within 3 years, Bailey bridge suffered damages | Guv briefed on security situation | HM behind killing of former Ikhwan commander Mukhtar Ahmed Malik | Govt rolls out maiden 'JK Start-Up Policy-2018' | BSF jawan missing from Jammu after Pakistani troops open fire | RET teacher attached illegally! | DGP visits Kakriyal | Beautification of city of temples to be priority of NPP: Harsh | Nomination notice for ULB polls issued in Poonch | JMC’s de-limitation exposes face of Govt, polticial parties: PoK Refugees | Illegal smuggling of cement bags unabated | Power shut down | Students protest against shortage of teachers in Govt. School | HC seeks details of funds received from Centre for Dal Lake in 18 years | Governor to chair conference of DCs, DSPs today | Army pays tribute to martyred soldier | Children stage protest against SWD | People held protest against bad roads, demands registration of FIR against contractors | SAD hold protests against Manmarzian Movie | Dogra Front demands timeline for decision on Ram Mandir | Constitution enforce us to honor corrupt & criminals | Need to Prevent Violence against Women | Is demilitarisation of Kashmir feasible? | Drug Peddler held with intoxicants | 2 held with 300 litres kerosene oil | Police recover three missing youth | Kuldeep Sharma awarded PhD degree | MIER organizes awareness programme | J&K Grameen Bank has conducted 56 Swachhta Hi Seva programmes | INTACH organizes workshop on painting | Training programme on Button Mushroom Cultivation commences | NMC appeals Governor to release pending wages of daily workers | Students of YCET visit Jindal Steels | Teaches' strike enters day 20 | ABVP organizes "march for students rights" | NHPC organizes Workshop on 'Hydropower Development' | Nitish Mahajan quits PDP | MSME-DI, Jammu organizes awareness programme | Health Department organizes awareness meet | Rally on SVEEP taken out in Nowshera | NPP urges PM to convene urgent NIC meeting on foreign relations, domestic situation | Back Issues  
 
news details
Six pilgrims killed, 13 injured in Kishtwar accident
No end to bloodbath on roads
8/20/2018 10:41:34 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik
Early Times Report
Kishtwar, Aug 20: Yet another tragedy struck Kuligard near Drabshala, some 28 KM from Kishtwar on Kishtwar-Batote-Jammu National Highway in which six pilgrims on way to Machail Matta lost their lives while 13 others were injured some of them critical after a rock rolled down from the hill and fell on the ill -fated passenger vehicle along with a private vehicle that were passing through the stretch. A mother-Daughter duo had died, at the same spot on April 22, 2018.
As per the details available with Early Times, the ill- fated minibus bearing Registration No. JK14AD-3812 was on its way from Udhampur to Kishtwar for its onwards journey to Machail Mata temple when at around noon. 5 persons died on spot while another one succumbed to his injuries in the local hospital.
As soon as the accident took place, the locals along with police officials immediately rush to the spot and started rescue operation by bringing out all the persons on board, but five persons among them were dead while 13 others were shifted to District Hospital Kishtwar, PHC Thatri and District Hospital Doda where they were undergoing treatment.
The Police identified the deceased as Sg.Ct Kewal Kumar Son of Bodh Raj Resident of Kewa Udhampur, Amarnath son of Bali Ram Resident of Basantgarh Udhampur, Askanta Devi Daughter of Kewal Kumar Resident of Udhampur while the identification of three others is yet to be ascertained.
The injured persons who were admitted at District Hospital Kishtwar include Kalyan Singh son of Faqir Chand, Subash Chander son of Jai Krishan, Rita Devi wife of Subash Chander all Resident of Badherwah, Mohammad Hussain son of Karim Din Resident of Bhunjwah, Maan Singh son of Om Prakesh Resident of Udhampur and Rahim Ali son of Alam Din Resident of Kathua while the injured undergoing treatment at District Hospital Doda were identified as Raj Kumar son of Kalu Ram, Sunil Kumar son of Ram Lal, Vasu son of Kewal, Deepak son of Kaku Ram, Kaku Ram, Sudesh Kumar son of Munshi Ram all Resident of Udhampur and Dev Raj Son of Choru Ram Resident of Balgaran.
As soon as the news of the accident reach Kishtwar, there was anger among the people against the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) against their failure to safeguards the lives of the passengers.
It is pertinent to mention that on 22-04-2018, vehicle No JK17- 1896 (Wigner) was struck by landslide at same spot , resulting into the death mother and daughter. Earlier in the month of March this year, three persons including a toddler died at the same spot while about 7 others were injured.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU