Driver killed, 6 injured as Load Carrier collides head-on with Truck at Tee Pee in Kupwara

Second accident in a day in Kupwara district

Second accident in a day in Kupwara district

Peerzada Sayeed

Kupwara, Nov 01 (KNS): A load carrier driver was killed and six on board labourers were injured after it collided with a LP (Long Platform) truck at Tee Pee in north Kashmir’s Kupwara on Monday evening, official sources said here.

Official sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the load carrier, ferrying labourers, collided with the truck, resulting in on spot death to its driver and injuries to six others-on board the vehicle.

They identified the deceased driver as Farooq Ahmad Khan (26) of Marsari.

The injured labourers were identified as Zakir Hussain Bahwar son of Abdul Qayoom, Zubair Ahmad Bahwar son of Ghulam Qadir Bahwar, Bashir Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Nabi Lone, Mohammad Amin Lone son of Feroz-ud-Din Lone, Javid Ahmad Bahwar son of Ghulam Rasool Bahwar and Irshad Ahmad Bahwar son of Mohammad Shafi Bahwar. 

They said that all of them were evacuated to SDH Kralpora from where three with critical injuries were referred to DH Handwara for advanced treatment. 

Notably, earlier in the day a private vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Kralpora village of Kupwara resulting in the death of a 32-year-old man and injuries to three other persons. (KNS)

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