J&K : Teenager killed as truck hits scooty

A 17-year-old scooty rider died after he was hit by a truck at Kousarbal area of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Thursday afternoon, an official said.

The truck bearing registration number JK05E- 5457 driven by one Yaseen Hakeem, son of Ghulam Ahmad of Zoonimar Srinagar hit the scooty bearing registration number JK18C-3955 driven by one Burhan Rashid, son of Abdul Rashid Thokar of D H Pora, Kulgam.

 

Burhan sustained critical wounds in the accident, the official said, adding that he was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.