Minor girl critically injured after hit by Army vehicle in Kupwara

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SRINAGAR — An eight-year-old girl has sustained critical head injuries after hit by an Army vehicle at Bumhama locality along highway in north Kashmir’s Kupwara on Saturday evening.

Reports reaching here said that a minor girl identified as Muddabirah Ismail daughter of Mohammed Ismail Dar, residence Bumhama, came under an Army vehicle – Ashok Leyland Stallion – in the locality, resulting in her sustaining critical head injuries.

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The girl was removed to Sub-District Hospital Kupwara wherefrom she has been referred to a tertiary Srinagar hospital for advanced treatment.

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Meanwhile, a police official confirmed the accident and said that a police team has arrested the erring driver even as taking the vehicle into seizure.

“An FIR number 356/2020 has been registered in this regard under Sections 279, 337 and further investigations have been taken up in this regard,” the official said.

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