Tipper mows down pregnant woman in Awantipora

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: A pregnant woman was killed today after being hit by a tipper in Lethpora area of Awantipora here.

30-year-old Shameeda Akhtar, wife of Manzoor Ahmad Kumar was hit by a tipper at Lethpora area here this morning, officials told Kashmir Reader. An expecting mother, Shameeda suffered critical injuries in the accident and was removed instantly by the locals to the nearby hospital for treatment. However, the doctors there declared her brought dead.

Station House Officer (SHO) Awantipora, Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that the driver has been arrested and a case has been registered in this regard.