Poet Wasim Barelvi injured in road accident

Renowned Urdu poet Wasim Barelvi was injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, police said.

The 82-year-old is out of danger and is being treated at BLK Hospital in Delhi.

His family members said that Barelvi had gone to Bahrain to attend a ‘Mushaira’ a few days ago. On his return, he was heading to Bareilly from Delhi when, while passing through Hapur, his car collided with a dumper.

Barelvi has received injuries on his left hand and shoulder. According to the X-ray report, there are two fractures in his left hand.

A family member said that his condition has shown improvement, adding he will be discharged from the hospital soon.




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