A 37-year old activist of Peoples Conference who was injured critically after he fell from a moving vehicle near Bakhihaker in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last week succumbed to injuries in a hospital here in Srinagar.
Reports said that the man Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a resident of Bhawan Watser, Rajwar suddenly fell off from a load carrier vehicle near Bakhihaker on April 9.
The mishap occurred when the load carrier part of the cavalcade was heading towards Handwara to attend a public gathering campaign by PC Chairman Sajad Gani Lone.
In the incident, Mir suffered critical injuries and was immediately taken to district hospital Handwara in an unconscious state.
Mir was later referred to SMHS hospital in Srinagar in critical conditions, however, after battling for life for about seven days, he succumbed to injuries today morning.
A police officer also confirmed the death and said that a case stands registered and investigations are underway in this regard. (GNS)