Qazigund: In a terrible accident, a speeding truck struck and killed the driver and injured six passengers in South Kashmir’s Qazigund on Friday morning.
The incident happened on Friday morning in front of the walnut factory, according to various media reports.
Seven people were reportedly hurt in the accident and were evacuated right away to a hospital nearby, but Maroof Ahmad Bhat, the ECO’s driver, was declared dead when he arrived.
The passengers who suffered injuries were identified as Doda residents GH Qadir Bhat, Mohd Niyaz Bhat, Mumtaz Ahmad Bhat, Mubeena Begum, Mehvish Akhter, and Absha Banoo.
A case has been registered with FIR No. 206/23 U/S 279, 337 IPC at PS Qazigund.