Baramulla: An auto rickshaw driver was mowed down by a truck in Hirri area of the frontier Kupwara district on Wednesday morning..
The 22-year-old victim Amir Rasool Kumar of Dudhwan, Kupwara was killed on the spot after his auto rickshaw was hit by a truck on Trehgam-Kupwara road early this morning, official sources told Kashmir Reader.
The truck driver, they said managed to escape from the spot.
Meanwhile a cyclist who was crushed by a Tata Sumo last week in Handwara succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday in a SKIMS. The deceased was identified as Parvaiz Ahmed Tantray son of Mohammad Ramzan Tantray of Hangha Mawer Handwara. Police has registered case and started investigation.