One dead, another injured in central Kashmir road mishap


In a tragic road accident, a tractor driver was killed while another received injuries when the tractor turned turtle on Srinagar-Leh highway at Gund area of Kangan in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday evening.

Tractor turns turtle in Ganderbal district.

Reports said that a tractor bearing registration number JK16A/4342 was on the way from Gund Fraw turned turtle on Srinagar Leh highway near JK Bank resulting in injuries to the driver and another on board in the tractor.

Both the injured were immediately taken to PHC Gund for treatment where from doctors referred them to SDH Kangan where tractor identified as Riyaz Ahmed Bhat (20) son of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat of Fraw Gund declared brought dead by doctors.

Another person onboard the tractor, identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Lone (24) son of Ghulam Mohidin Lone was injured in the accident and was also shifted to SDH Kangan for treatment.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case in this regard and further investigations have been taken up.


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