SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri trucker was attacked and his vehicle burnt in Haryana where violent agitation by Jats over reservation quota issue from last few days has crippled normal life in Haryana and Delhi.
Truck bearing registration number JK05C-8089 from Sopore was attacked by a violent mob in Morthal Panipat,Haryana. Owner of the truck Shameem Ahmad Tantray son of Mohd Ahsan Tantray of Gund Brath, Sopore told Kashmir Reader that he was informed about the incident by his driver Firdous Ahmed. According to Shameem, the unruly mob set his truck on fire. He said that the mob also thrashed Firdous and snatched cash of Rs 45000 and mobile phones from him.
Shameem said that his truck was stopped by police near Panipat and it remained stranded there for last two days till it was attacked by the mob. The truck was carrying plastic; steel and aluminum waste which wass to be dropped in Delhi for recycling. Many Kashmiri truckers are stranded on the Delhi-Haryana highway, Shameem said.