Labourer mowed down by speeding bus while erecting sign board in Kupwara

Another labourer also received minor injuries in the incident, the Beacon Incharge said.
Labourer mowed down by speeding bus while erecting sign board in Kupwara
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Srinagar, Nov 10: A 50-year-old beacon labourer died on spot after he was ran over by a speedy passenger bus in Bramri in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday morning, reports and officials said.

Quoting a Beacon Incharge, news agency GNS reported that a group of labourers was erecting a sign board along highway in Bramri, adding, during the course of time an overspeeding passenger bus fatally hit a labourer resulting in his on spot death.

Another labourer also received minor injuries in the incident, the Beacon Incharge said.

A police official identified the deceased as Ghulam Mohuiddin Shiekh, son of Abdul Khaliq Shiekh, a resident of Kralpora area of the district.

A case under relevant sections has been registered in this regard and further investigation is underway, the official added.

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