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Woman killed after hit by vehicle in downtown Sgr, accused arrested

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A woman died after hit by vehicle near Naqshband Sahib Shrine in downtown area of Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon, meanwhile police have arrested the accused driver and vehicle has been siezed.

Also Read: ARTO Shopian serves notice to commuter, asks him to show cause as to why his license should not be suspended

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An official told Asian News Hub (ANH) said that a woman identified as Shaheena Shabir wife of Shabir Ahmad Mir resident of Anzimar Khanyar died on spot after hit by Ignis vehicle near Naqshband Sahib shrine in downtown this afternoon.

He said that soon after the incident the body of woman was shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile police have registered a case in this regard and have arrested the accused driver identified as Altaf Ahmad Sheikh resident of Pandan Nowhatta and vehicle has also been siezed, he said.

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Driver killed, several injured in Qazigund road accident

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In a tragic accident, a speeding truck collided with a passenger ECO in South Kashmir’s Qazigund on Friday morning resulting in the death of the driver and injuries to several passengers.

Also Read: ARTO Bandipora seizes overloaded bus

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Official sources told that the incident occurred in front of the Walnut factory on Friday morning.

They said in the mishap seven persons were injured and were immediately taken to a nearby hospital, but Maroof Ahmad Bhat, the driver of the ECO, was declared dead upon arrival.

The injured passengers were identified as GH Qadir Bhat, Mohd Niyaz Bhat, Mumtaz Ahmad Bhat, Mubeena Begum, Mehvish Akhter, and Absha Banoo, all residents of Doda.

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Meanwhile an official told Kashmir Scroll that a case has been registered under FIR No.206/23 U/S 279, 337 IPC at PS Qazigund. KS

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ARTO Bandipora seizes overloaded bus

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The Assistant Regional Transport Officer Bandipora Thursday seized a bus involved in overloading of passengers at Bandipora.

Also Read: Teenage boy injured in thread-cutter attack in central Kashmir

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The ARTO informed that strict action will be taken against those who are found involved in the overloading of passengers in the buses across the district. He said that overloading poses a serious threat to the lives of people.

He further informed that the Motor Vehicle Department Bandipora has constituted teams for checking overloading of passengers throughout the district.

Meanwhile, the ARTO appealed to the general public of Bandipora, especially student folk, to avoid travelling via Overloaded buses. He also appealed to the general public of Bandipora to inform any instance of overloading directly to his office through WhatsApp number 9596051716.

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He further said that in case of non availability of transport in any area across the district, the same number can be contacted to inform the office of ARTO Bandipora.

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Teenage boy injured in thread-cutter attack in central Kashmir

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A teenage boy sustained injuries in a thread-cutter attack by an unidentified person in Qamaria Park in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Thursday.

Also Read: Youth killed in hit-and-run case in Srinagar outskirts

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Quoting an official told the news agency—KNO reported that a scuffle broke out between two persons in which one unidentified youth attacked the teenager with a thread-cutter, resulting in injuries to the other person.

He added that police party of police station Ganderbal reached the spot and the weapon of offence was recovered.

He said that a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is going on.

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