SRINAGAR: One person was reportedly killed in an accident at Nishat area in Srinagar outskirts late on Friday evening, police said.
According to eyewitnesses, an election duty bound vehicle carrying CRPF personnel collided with a private car, leading to the death of one civilian on the spot.
Protests erupted in the area soon after the accident as locals from the neighbourhood, eye witnesses said, blocked the road.
The protesters also burned tyres amid the protests while police also reached the spot to control the situation.
There was no word from the CRPF over the incident.