Policeman killed, 8 CRPF personnel injured in accident in Anantnag

A senior police officer said that an overspeeding vehicle in which polling staff and police personnel were traveling met an accident at Bider Kokernag. A head constable was killed in the accident.
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Updated on Apr 24, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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A policeman was killed and eight CRPF personnel were injured after the vehicle in which they were traveling met an accident soon after polling ended in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

A senior police officer said that an overspeeding vehicle in which polling staff and police personnel were traveling met an accident at Bider Kokernag. A head constable was killed in the accident.

A CRPF spokesman said that a hired mini bus carrying the troops of 5 Battalion CRPF turned turtle while en-route from polling booth for Electronic Voting Machine deposition at Kokernag.

“Eight CRPF personnel and driver sustained injuries. Condition of driver is reported to be critical. All injured admitted at civil hospital Kokarnag.”

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