Minor girl dies in road mishap

Baramulla: An 11-year-old girl died in a road accident in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday afternoon, reports said. They said that Simran Mushtaq daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Khawaja of Yaroo village of Langate was returning home from her school on a tractor. She couldn’t maintain balance on the bumpy vehicle, not meant for carrying passengers, fell down and was crushed under its wheels. The locals tried to shift the girl to sub-district hospital Kralgund to save her life but she succumbed to her injuries.The police in Handwara have begun Handwara police start the investigation into the case.