Man killed, 4 injured as vehicle turns turtle in Lolab

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Srinagar: A 30-year-old man was killed and at least four others sustained injuries after a vehicle met with an accident at Sogam area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

The vehicle (Matador) bearing registration number JK01F-4749 overturned and fell down in paddy fields after it skidded off the road near Higher Secondary School, Sogam.

The vehicle was hired by locals for sightseeing on Eid day, they said.

As the vehicle turned turtle, one of the passengers came under the vehicle. Later, a JCB was called and the man was removed from the vehicle and taken to nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

He has been identified as Sajad Ahmad Mir, of Lolab.