Jammu: 5 students among ten injured in 2 mishaps

Ten persons including five students were injured in two separate accidents in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.

india Updated: May 13, 2013 15:40 IST
PTI

Ten persons including five students were injured in two separate accidents in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.

A Matador carrying school students was on its way to Jammu when it skidded off the highway and turned turtle near Bishnah in Samba district Monday, a police officer said.

Five students were hospitalised, he said, adding, driver of their vehicle fled from the spot and police have launched a hunt to arrest him.

In another accident, five people were injured when their vehicles collided on highway near hotel-17 Miles in the district late Sunday night.

They were going to cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi. Injured were admitted in Bishnah hospital, police added.

First Published: May 13, 2013 15:39 IST