SRINAGAR: An 18-year-old youth died after falling off from a moving vehicle in Larnoo village of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening.
Reports said that the youth identified as Reyaz Ahmad Akhoon (18) son of Ghulam Mohammed Akhoon of Gawran had mounted atop of a ‘Sumo’ vehicle (JK-03C-0171).
In the course of time, Akhoon fell off from the moving vehicle in Gawraan area of Larnoo, resulting in critical injuries to him, reports said.
He was immediately evacuated to the local PHC, however, doctors present there declared him as brought dead on arrival.
A police officer confirming the incident told news agency GNS that a case has been registered in this regard at the local police station and further investigations taken up.
Meanwhile, a pall of gloom descended the native village soon after the body was handed over to the family for last rites.