Army Vehicle Crushes PG Student

SRINAGAR:  A Post Graduate student was killed and his brother injured critically after an army truck hit a motorbike at Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

A police official said that a truck, part of army convoy bearing registration number JK05C- 6797 collided with a motorbike bearing registration number JK018-5568 at Wuran Hall Bijbehara in Anantnag district Friday morning.

He said the motorcyclist, Abid Bhat son of Abdul Rehman Bhat of Badoora Kulgam, a PG student died on the spot while his brother injured critically in the mishap.

The injured person was immediately rushed to SKIMS Soura in critical condition, he added.

A pall of gloom descended in the Badoora Village after Abid’s body reached there. People of the village took to streets and staged strong protests against the army, Mohammad Yousf Bhat, a local resident said.

Meanwhile, police has arrested the truck driver, Bashir Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ahad Bhat of Kichhama, Baramulla and registered a case under FIR no. 130/2013 under section 279, 304 A and has started further investigation in this regard.(GNS)

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