A 50-year-old beacon labourer died on spot after he was ran over by a speedy passenger bus in Bramri in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday morning, reports and officials said.
A group of labourers was erecting a sign board along highway in Bramri, adding, during the course of time an overspeeding passenger bus fatally hit a labourer resulting in his on spot death.
Another labourer also received minor injuries in the incident, the Beacon Incharge said.
A police official identified the deceased as Ghulam Mohuiddin Shiekh, son of Abdul Khaliq Shiekh, a resident of Kralpora area of the district.
A case under relevant sections has been registered in this regard and further investigation is underway, the official added.