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Truck driver from Lolab dies in Udhampur mishap

Truck driver from Lolab dies in Udhampur mishap
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Srinagar: A truck driver from Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district was killed in a road mishap at Batalbalian area of Udhampur along Srinagar-Jummu highway during intervening night of Nov 10 and 11.

A police officer concerned told GNS over phone that the driver of the Truck (JK 09-4631) died when another truck (JK02AV-2974)  hit him resulting in his on spot death.

“The mishap occurred when the driver was checking the screws of the tyres of his truck”.

The officer said identified the deceased as Mohammad Altaf Magray, a resident of Doorusa of Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in police station Udhampur and further investigations were taken up in this regard, the officer said.

The officer said that after conducting all legal formalities the body of the deceased will be handed over to his relatives who have also been contacted but haven’t reached Udhampur so far.(GNS)

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