Srinagar: Five policemen and three undertrials were injured after a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Brazloo area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday.
Reports reaching here said that the police vehicle heading towards the district jail in Pulwama from a local court in adjoining Kulgam district with undertrails skidded off the road and rolled down from Zig near a bridge at Brazloo.
In the mishap, five policemen and the three inmates were injured, they said.
Medical Superintendent, district hospital Kulgam, Dr GM Bhat said that they have received eight injured persons including five cops and three prisoners, said the report.
Station House Officer (SHO), Kulgam Irshad Reshi also confirmed the mishap and said that all the injured have been hospitalized and their condition is said to be stable.
The officer said that the mishap occurred in the area when they were returning to the district jail Pulwama after attending the court hearing.
A case has been registered and further investigations have been initiated, he said. (GNS)