15-year-old handicapped boy crushed to death by speedy vehicle in Lolab

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Srinagar, March 31: A 15-year-old handicapped boy was killed in a road mishap at Tikipora area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday afternoon.

Official sources told news agency GNS that the boy Shahid Ahmad Naikoo son of Ghulam Mohammad Naikoo of Naik Mohalla Takipora was injured critically after hit by a speedy vehicle (tipper) near Jamia Masjid in the area.

The teenage handicapped boy was immediately taken to a nearby primary health centre where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.

A police officer concerned confirmed the incident told news agency GNS that the driver was arrested and the vehicle has been seized.

“A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations initiated,” the officer said.

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