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15-year-old boy crushed to death in Lolab

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Srinagar, Mar 31: A 15-year-old physically-challenged boy was crushed to death by a speeding vehicle in Tikipora area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

Quoting official sources, local news agency GNS reported that the boy, Shahid Ahmad Naikoo, son of Ghulam Mohammad Naikoo of Naik Mohalla Takipora, was injured critically after being hit by a speeding lorry near Jamia Masjid.

He was immediately taken to a nearby primary health centre where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Quoting an unnamed police officer, the report said the police arrested the driver and seized the vehicle involved in the accident.