HANDWARA: A scooty rider was killed while another left injured in a road accident in north Kashmir’s Kashmir Handwara area on Monday.
A police spokesman said that today at around 11 am one TaTa 407 Minibus driven by Ab Ahad sheikh s/o Ali Mohd sheikh strongly hit a two Wheeler Scooty rider by Ubaid Farooq Lone S/o Farooq Ahmad Lone R/0 Magam Handwara was accompanied by Adil Rashid Bhat S/o Ab Rashid Bhat R/o Handwara resulting in on spot death of Ubaid Farooq.
Consequently a Police team led by SHO Handwara Azim Iqbal immediately reached on the accident spot and shifted both of them to local Hospital where Doctors declared Ubaid Farooq brought dead.
However Adil Rashid received serious injuries and was shifted to Handwara Hospital where from he was referred to SHMS for Specialized treatment.
SHO Handwara Azim Iqbal said FIR has been registered at P/S Handwara, and in a swift action Driver of 407 Minibus has been arrested and Minibus has been also seized.