Srinagar: At least five non-local residents were injured in a road accident in the Shamsipora area of South Kashmir Kulgam district.

An official told news agency—Kashmir Scroll that during night hours near a winger tempo bearing Reg. No. JK14C-1813 on the way from Jammu to Srinagar turned turtles at NHW Shamsipora near railway Phatak.

In the incident five non-local residents were injured who have been referred to GMC Anantnag for treatment, he said.

They have been identified aa Rohit Kumar S/o vijay Kumar R/o SGM Nagar Faridabd Haryana, Anju Devi w/o vijay kumar R/o Faridabad Haryana, Kanchan Devi W/o Sanjet Kumar R/o Tata nagar Jharkhand, Shakeela Devi W/o Late Jai Prakash R/o Tata nagar Jharkhand and Vabita Kumari W/o Rajesh Kumar R/o Karnal Haryana.

Official said that driver has fled away from the spot while Case FIR no. 34/2023 u/s 279,337, 427 IPC has been registered and further investigation has been taken up—(KS)