Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024

Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024
Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024
Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024
Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024

Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024

Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024

Kashmir road accidents claim 185 lives, injure 1530 till March 2024

In the ongoing year up to March, Kashmir has been plagued by road accidents, with over 1200 incidents resulting in 185 fatalities and 1530 injuries. Srinagar district topped the list with 96 accidents, highlighting the urgent need for improved road safety measures.

Data from the JK Traffic Police indicates that out of 1214 accidents documented, 144 were fatal and 1070 non-fatal. Srinagar alone witnessed 39 accidents in March, leading to 6 fatalities and 42 injuries.

Anantnag district followed closely behind with 53 accidents, while Baramulla recorded the highest number of fatalities at 13 deaths. Concerned residents like Mukhtar Ahmad stress the importance of immediate action to address this alarming trend, calling for enhanced public awareness, infrastructure development, and stricter enforcement of traffic laws to ensure safer roads for everyone.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Kashmir witnessed over 1200 accidents up to March, resulting in 185 fatalities and 1530 injuries.
  2. Srinagar recorded the highest number of accidents among all districts, with 96 accidents reported.
  3. Anantnag reported 53 accidents, while Baramulla had the highest fatalities with 13 deaths.
  4. Urgent efforts are needed to address the root causes, including public awareness, infrastructure improvement, and stricter traffic laws.
  5. Residents emphasize the importance of prioritizing road safety measures to prevent further loss of lives and injuries.

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