Kashmir : Stone pelters kill truck driver

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Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, August 26, 2019 : A truck driver Noor Mohammed, resident of Zradipora Urnhall Bijbehara, succumbed to injuries after being hit by stone thrown from a lane at Bijbehara in Anantnag district, on Sunday evening.

The people pelted stones on the truck number JK03 F 2540 believing it to be part of security forces.

The stone pierced the pane & injured driver in head. He was rushed to nearby Bijbehara hospital where from he was referred to SKIMS, Soura in Srinagar. He, however, succumbed to his Injuries & was declared brought dead.

The stone pelter has been identified and arrested. A murder case has been registered at Bijbehara police station.

A few days back a girl was seriously injured in a stone pelting incident in downtown Srinagar. A case has been registered in that case as well.