A bus driver was killed while the conductor suffered serious injuries on Thursday after a high tension wire fell upon their bus in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports reaching GNS said that the bus (JK01-643) that was meant for carrying election staff was hit by a high tension wire near a polling booth in Amlar area of Tral town this afternoon. The bus driver and the conductor suffered serious injuries after receiving electric shocks. The duo was removed to the nearby hospital for treatment where the bus driver identified as Mohammad Ismail Bhat succumbed to his injuries.
“The condition of conductor Manzoor Ahmad Wani of Raithan, Budgam is stated to be critical,” reports said.