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Woman Dead, Eight Other Injured in South Kashmir Road Accident

In a tragic incident in Chersu area of Pulwama’s Awantipora, a speeding SUV plowed into a group of pedestrians, resulting in one fatality and eight injuries. The accident occurred as the vehicle was en route from Jammu to Srinagar, according to officials.

The injured individuals have been swiftly transported to a nearby hospital for medical attention, with three critically wounded victims receiving urgent care at SMHS hospital in Srinagar. The deceased has been identified as Sumijan, the wife of Mudassir Ahmed Ghani from Panjgam.

Law enforcement authorities have initiated an investigation into the incident. The police have taken cognizance of the matter and are likely to delve into the circumstances surrounding the accident.

This tragic occurrence underscores the importance of adhering to road safety measures and exercising caution while driving. Speeding and reckless driving can have devastating consequences, leading to loss of life and injury.

Local communities and authorities are urged to prioritize road safety awareness and enforcement measures to prevent such accidents in the future. Efforts to promote responsible driving behavior and enhance infrastructure for pedestrian safety are essential in mitigating road-related tragedies.

The loss of life in this incident is deeply saddening, and condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the deceased. The injured victims are wished a speedy recovery, and support services are encouraged to aid in their rehabilitation and recovery process.

As investigations into the accident continue, it serves as a reminder for all road users to prioritize safety and exercise vigilance while traveling, thereby preventing further loss and injury on the roads.

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