Cop died, 5 persons injured as car falls into river in Poonch

Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a traffic policeman died and five persons were injured when a private car they were travelling in fell into a river in Poonch district on Sunday.

A police officer told media that at about 8:00am, Alto car on way from Poonch towards Surankote side fell into the river after the driver lost control over it near Kalai, resulting in the on the spot death of constable, Bashir Ahmed Sheikh of Bedar Mandi. Five persons were rescued in injured condition and shifted to District Hospital, Poonch.

They have been identified as Ghulam Qadir, his two daughters— Naseem Akhter,16, Afreen Kouser, 7, Gulzar Ahmed, 17 and his sister Gulshan Akhter, 21, all residents Bedhar Mandi.

A police officer confirmed it and said that a case has been registered.

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