Baby among 4 killed as car plunges into canal

Kashmir Times. Dated: 9/13/2021 12:55:45 AM

JAMMU, Sep 11: Four persons including 2-month-old baby and her 2-year-old sister were killed early Saturday when their vehicle skidded off the road and plunged into a canal in Jammu.
Police official confirmed that a Maruti car (JK02AC-7169) driven by one Ganesh Kumar of Bahadurpur Arnia with seven other persons on board, fell into a canal near Dak Banglaw Marallian in Miran Sahib.
He said the accident took place at Marallian in Miran Sahib in the early hours when a car carrying eight relatives was on its way to Bahadurpur village in Arnia skidded off the road and fell into the canal.
“Four persons, Ganesh Kumar, his wife Kanchana, Menu Kumari wife of Kamal Kumar and her son Sushant were rescued while bodies of Kewal Krishan (60) and his wife Surjeet Kumari were retrieved by team of SDRF and others, who rushed to spot soon after the accident’’, he added
Ganesh Kumar while driving the vehicle, lost control while negotiating a curve, the official said, adding that police along with locals immediately launched a rescue operation.
Later body of 2-month-old Paranshi daughter of Kamaljeet was recovered while her sister Manshi is missing and feared dead.
A police officer confirmed the death of the four persons and rescuing of as many others in the accident. He said that a case has been registered and investigations are ongoing.



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