Jammu, June 08, 2023 (PPI-OT): Nearly 150 people were killed and more than 1000 were injured in over 850 road accidents between January and April this year across the Jammu region of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In this period 1800 road accidents were reported across IIOJK that claimed almost 200 lives. In Jammu region alone, 150 people were killed, 1000 injured in over 850 accidents. The Jammu district however, had reported 65 deaths in 376 accidents and 400 injuries.

After Jammu district, Udhampur district recorded 147 road accidents while Kathua districts 143 accidents. “Every day 10 to 12 road accidents are being reported from parts of the Jammu region with casualties in some cases and injuries,” said an official. He said that use of cell phones while driving, jumping signal lights, overloading and rash driving are some of the major reasons for accidents.

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