Driver killed as tractor turns turtle in Awantipora

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PULWAMA — A driver was killed when a tractor he was driving overturned at Rajpora village of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Official sources said that the driver sustained critical injuries after the tractor skidded off the road and turned turtle in Rajpora village of Awantipora, when he was tilling land. Tractor skidded off and fell into a nearby canal, resulting in serious injuries on his neck, he said.

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He was immediately shifted to PHC Awantipora where doctors declared him brought dead. The deceased has been identified as Mehraj Ud Din Rather son of Ghulam Nabi Rather of Rajpora Awantipora.

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As per locals, he is survived by a three-year-old son and six-year-old daughter, besides  his wife. A police official said that a case has been registered in this regard.

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