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Man dies, three others injured after speeding bus hits pedestrians

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Srinagar, Sep 06: A 68-year-old man died and three others were injured after a speeding school bus hit them in Lolab area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.

The bus (JK09A-9261) hit the four persons near Doniwari village, leaving them injured, reported GNS news agency.

The injured were rushed to Sub-District hospital Kupwara where one of them succumbed.

The deceased was identified as Qudratullah Andrabi (68), son of Late Syed Sadat Andrabi of Doniwari, Lolab.

The school bus belongs to Shah Anwar Memorial Trust Khumriyal and was on way to Khumriyal from Badibera, said the report.

Station House Officer (SHO), Sogam Mohammad Rafiq confirmed the incident and said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations were taken up.

He said that the vehicle has been seized and a manhunt had been launched to arrest the driver.

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