Three killed, 25 injured in Jammu road accidents

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Jammu, Nov 17 (UNI) Three people were killed and twenty five others injured in different road accidents in the last 24 hours in the Jammu region, police reports here today said.

''One person died yesterday when his tractor turned turtle while working in fields in tehsil Nowshera of Rajouri district,'' police said. The deceased has been identified as Nirmal Singh, resident of Lam, Nowshera.

Police, however, said the deceased was being shifted to the Government Medical College a in critical condition but he succumbed to his injuries on way to Jammu.

Meanwhile, a scooterist was crushed to death by an Army vehicle in Udhampur district.

''The deceased identified as Jeevan Kumar, resident of Batal Ballian died on the spot when hit by an Army truck at Dhar road in Chenani,'' police said, adding that another youth also died on the spot when a speedily driven truck ran over him in Mansar area of Samba district last night.

The deceased has been identified as Rahul, resident of Mansar.

In a separate incident, twenty five passengers were injured when a minibus in which they were travelling, turned turtle at Raya Morh in Samba district.

''Police and passers by, rushed to the spot and rescued the injured and shifted them to hospital,'' police said.

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