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Minor killed, two injured in Baramulla road mishap

In the Delina area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, tragedy struck when a speeding truck collided with a family of three on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad national highway. The accident claimed the life of a minor boy and left a woman and a man injured. They were swiftly taken to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention, but despite efforts, the young boy couldn’t be saved. His name was Hamaad, an 8-year-old son of Aijaz Ahmad Mungral. The injured were identified as Munaza Begum, Aijaz Ahmad Mungral’s wife, and Aijaz Ahmad Mungral himself, residents of Delina.

The devastating incident occurred on a Friday evening, amplifying the shock and grief in the community. Collisions like these, particularly on highways prone to speeding vehicles, often result in severe consequences. The loss of a young life underscores the urgent need for robust road safety measures.

In response to the tragedy, local authorities and law enforcement agencies sprang into action. A case was promptly registered, and an investigation was initiated to determine the circumstances leading to the collision. Such incidents serve as grim reminders of the importance of enforcing traffic regulations rigorously.

Efforts to prevent similar tragedies must extend beyond law enforcement. Raising awareness about responsible driving practices and the perils of speeding is crucial. By educating motorists and pedestrians alike, communities can work together to reduce the risk of accidents and save lives on the road.

As the community mourns the loss of the young boy and prays for the swift recovery of the injured, it’s imperative for authorities to prioritize road safety initiatives. Preventive measures, coupled with swift action in response to accidents, can help mitigate the devastating impact of road mishaps in the future.

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