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Road accidents see profound increase in J&K, 5529 accidents in 2018

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Wahid Bhat |Srinagar

The road accidents in Jammu & Kashmir are being seen to see a profound increase. Every year hundreds of people suffer from these accidents.

After the road accidents, management and political leaders are expressing their regret, but it seems to fail to overcome.

According to official data, 5529 road accidents were reported in the state in 2018, in which 908 people were killed and 7250 were injured. In the first four months of this year, 696 accidents have been reported, in which 270 people were killed.

According to official data, there are 15 road accidents each day in the state, in which a person is killed and 4 injured. In a report issued by Indian Council of Medical Research in 2017, it has been said that in Jammu and Kashmir Traffic accidents have the maximum number of deaths and disabilities.

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In recent days only two cardiovascular accidents occurred in which 46 people were killed, including 11 instructed students.

According to figures, more than 10 road accidents have occurred in Jammu districts..

The districts of Ramban, Poonch, Kishtwar and Rajouri are situated every month in the degraded road. There are accidents. The locals are accused of bringing out the day lighted road accidents due to the government’s negligence.

These hilly districts, narrow and diminished roads are becoming dangerous for present-day roads and overloading passengers.

No legal action is being taken against any officer or official after road accidents. And the government is doing nothing other than regrets.

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Government and state administration should take concrete steps to overcome the road accidents so that their numbers can be reduced in the future.