PC activist injured critically after falls off vehicle during electioneering in Handwara

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Srinagar, April 9: A 37 year old activist of Peoples Conference was injured critically after he fell from a moving vehicle near Bakhihaker in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday afternoon.

Reports reaching GNS said that the man Mushtaq Ahmad Mir son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, a resident of Bhawan Watser, Rajwar suddenly fell off from a loadcarrier vehicle near Bakhihaker.

The mishap occurred when the load carrier part of the calvalcade was heading towards Handwara to attend a public gathering campaign by PC Chairman Sajad Gani Lone.

In the incident, Mir suffered critical injuries and was immediately taken to district hospital Handwara in unconscious state.

A doctor who operated upon the injured told GNS that the condition of Mir is serious. After being treated upon, Mir was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

A police officer confirmed the incident and told GNS that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered.

A police officer said that they have taken cognizance of the incident and is is being investigated under what circumstances the mishap took place.