SRINAGAR: A truck helper was killed after being hit by shooting stones at Digdool area of Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Friday morning.
An official told the news agency KNO that a truck, which was stranded on the highway came under shooting stone, resulting in on spot death of the helper.
SHO Police Station Ramban, Pardeep Sharma told KNO that the truck helper came under shooting stone and died on the spot. He identified the deceased as Junaid Ahmad Bhat.
Meanwhile, a traffic official said that people are advised to undertake the journey on the highway after confirming the status from the traffic authorities.