Three minors among four people lost their lives, while 15 others were injured in a road accident that took place near bus stand Samba on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.
An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that an auto and a truck had a head-on collision near Samba bus stand, resulting in injuries to several people.
He said that all the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital, where four of them succumbed to injuries, while 15 others were undergoing treatment.
The official identified the deceased as Suman Kumari (40), Muskan (6), Rahul (8) and Krish (6)—all resident of Samba.
The injured have been identified as Geeta Devi (70), Minakashi Devi (12), Veena Devi (40), Usha Devi (42), Rekha Devi (35), Neha Devi (26), Geeta Devi (34), Ritika (7), Jyoti Devi (30), Garo Devi (48), Jyoti Devi (70), Champa Devi (58), Arshi Devi (15), Neha Devi and Shani Devi (40)—all residents of Samba—(KNO)