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Three Tourists Among Five Injured in North Kashmir Road Mishap

Srinagar, May 22 (WD): A road mishap in the Ferozpora Tangmarg area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district left five individuals injured, including two tourists from West Bengal. The incident occurred on Wednesday, causing significant concern for the safety of tourists and residents alike.

An official from the Wattan Daily news agency reported that the accident took place near a petrol pump in Ferozpora. Two vehicles, bearing registration numbers JK01H 4183 and JK05L 6192, collided, resulting in injuries to five people. The crash highlights the ongoing issue of road safety in the region.

The injured were promptly transported to a nearby hospital where they received advanced medical treatment. Quick action by the emergency services ensured that all injured parties were attended to without delay, underscoring the efficiency of the local medical response team.

A police officer confirmed to Kashmir Scroll that the condition of all injured individuals is currently stable. This statement has provided some relief to their families and friends, who are anxiously awaiting further updates on their recovery.

The injured tourists were identified as Mohd Abdis Saboor, son of Damin Ali, and Fareeda Yasmin. Both are residents of West Bengal, visiting Kashmir, a popular tourist destination known for its scenic beauty and cultural heritage.

This accident raises concerns about the safety measures in place for tourists traveling in the region. Ensuring the well-being of visitors is crucial for maintaining Kashmir’s reputation as a safe and desirable travel destination. Authorities may need to review and enhance road safety protocols to prevent such incidents in the future.

Local residents and tourists alike have expressed their worries following the incident. Many are calling for improved traffic management and stricter enforcement of road safety regulations to protect both locals and visitors.

As investigations continue, the community hopes for the swift recovery of all injured and the implementation of measures to prevent similar accidents. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance on the roads.

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