Pedestrian killed in J&K’s Pahalgam tourist resort

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Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) An elderly pedestrian was killed on Sunday in J&K’s Pahalgam tourist resort after being hit by a vehicle.

Officials identified the deceased as 60-year old Ghulam Qadir Wani.

Wani was hit by a vehicle in the Batkoot area of Pahalgam. “He was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to critical injuries,” said the officials.

The police officials said that a case has been registered and investigation has started.

The officials said the driver has been detained and the vehicle seized. The body was sent for medico-legal formalities.

The Srinagar- Pahalgam road remains very busy as the tourist season has begun. Scores of vehicles carrying tourists move to Pahalgam and nearby tourist spots.



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