Youth dies, another injured in Nowgam accident: Police


One person died while another was injured in a road accident at Nowgam  area of Srinagar outskirts on Tuesday morning.

Police said a maruti car collided with a police vehicle at Nowgam bypass in Srinagar on Tuesday, resulting in death of one person and injuries to another.

They said that the injured person was shifted to hospital for treatment. The deceased was identified as Tehseen Nazir a resident of Srinagar.

Soon after the incident, a large number of people staged protest against the accident. There were also reports of minor clashes.

A top police officer said that they have registered a case under FIR No. 3 of 2019 and the driver of the police vehicle has been arrested.

Further details are awaited.


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