Pahalgam: At least nine persons were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a river in Pahalgam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a Tata Sumo vehicle (JK01F-4391) over turned and felt into river near Sangam hotel Sadhu Padav Pahalagm, resulting in injuries to nine persons.

Soon after the accident took place, locals and police launched a rescue operation during which nine injured persons were shifted to GMC Anantnag.

He identified the injured as Mohammad Maqbool son of Mohammad Rajab, Rafiqa Bano wife of Mohammad Maqbol, Ghulam Mohmad son of Ali Mohammad Lone, Rizwan Salam son of Abdul Salam, Dilshada Akhter wife of Mohammad Ramzan, Mohammad Yousuf son of Abdul Aziz, Shameema daughter of Mohammad Shaban, all from Frislan, Pahalgam, Rayeesa Bano wife of Manzoor Ahmad, Shahzada Akhtar wife of Abdul Salam Shah from Ladroo—(KNO)