PC activist who fell from vehicle during electioneering in Handwara last week dies
Srinagar: A 37-year old activist of Peoples Conference who was injured critically after he fell from a moving vehicle near Bakhihaker in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last week succumbed to injuries in a hospital here in Srinagar.
Reports reaching GNS said that the man Mushtaq Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a resident of Bhawan Watser, Rajwar suddenly fell off from a loadcarrier vehicle near Bakhihaker on April 9.
The mishap occurred when the load carrier part of the calvalcade was heading towards Handwara to attend a public gathering campaign by PC Chairman Sajad Gani Lone.
In the incident, Mir suffered critical injuries and was immediately taken to district hospital Handwara in unconscious state.
Mir was later reffered to SMHS hospital here in Srinagar in critical conditions, however, after battling for life for about seven days, he succumbed to injuries today in the morning.
A police officer also confirmed the death and said that a case stands registered and investigations are under way in this regard. (GNS)