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Several students injured as vehicle falls into gorge in Poonch

Jammu, March 19 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, 14 people, including six girl and seven male students, were injured when an “overloaded” eco-vehicle skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in the Poonch district on Sunday.

Officials said the accident took place near Keri Kangra in Mendhar, Poonch, when the driver of the Eco Van lost control over it and the vehicle rolled down many feet into a gorge, leading to the injuries to 14 people.

The injured, 13 of them being minors and one major, were immediately rushed to the local hospital by the rescuers, including local volunteers.

The injured have been identified as Mishba Kousar (16), Fahim Kouser (15), Zahira (20), Qasid Rashid (15), Adid Hussain (16), Danish Shah (17), Rukhsana (15), Muskan Basharat (14) Uzma Kouser (16), Mujtab Shah (20), Hassan Ali Shah (16), Asees Ahmad (16), Mohammad Layaqat and Mohammad Zamran (25), all residents of Rya.

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