Lorry driver dies in road mishap on Srinagar-Leh highway in Kangan

A lorry driver died in a road mishap on Srinagar-Leh highway in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday.

An official said that a tipper (bearing registration number JKO1N-9246) heading towards Kangan from Sonamarg skidded off the road and turned turtle at Hariganiwan, resulting in instant death of the driver.

The deceased was identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Ganai of Fraw village in Gund tehsil of Kangan.

Police have taken cognizance of the case under relevant sections of law, said the official.