Lady, Minor Crushed to Death by Army Vehicle in Rajouri

July 18

Mubashir Naik

A lady and her niece died on Wednesday after they were hit by an Army vehicle in Lam area of Nowhera in Rajouri district.

A four-year-old boy, who is paralysed by polio and unable to speak, was also injured in the accident which took place near Qilla Darhal in Laam area of Nowshera sector, a police official said.

He said while seven-year-old Rubia Kousar died on the spot, her aunt Kaneeza Begum succumbed to injuries at a hospital after being hit by the army vehicle.

The boy, Yasin Din, is admitted at a hospital where his condition is stated to be critical, the official said.

He said police have registered a case and started an investigation to bring the erring driver to book.

Senior civil and police officers visited the area and took stock of the situation following the accident, he said