Construction worker dies in Banihal accident

Ramban, June 25: A construction worker of an NHAI-appointed subcontractor firm died and another sustained injuries after they were hit by a trolley that fell due to snapping of its wires on the road early Friday morning near Banihal on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

Police said the deceased, Sunny Kumar son of Khem Raj of Mana Kota Gundoh district Doda, died on the spot, whereas Houshyar Singh son of Man Singh of Tipri Bajwa Kishtwar was injured.

They said soon after the incident, both the dead and the injured were rushed to the Sub District Hospital Banihal. “After conducting post mortem and legal medico formalities the body was sent to its native place.”

“The injured is responding to the treatment at Sub District Hospital Banihal,” police said.

A case FIR 129 under relevant law has been registered at police station Banihal, DSP Banihal told Greater Kashmir.

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