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Army vehicle crushes woman to death; truck seized, FIR lodged

An elderly woman was crushed to death by an army vehicle in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday.

Officials said that the woman Hussun Jani, wife of Abdul Rehman a resident of CA-Khan village, died after she was hit by an army vehicle while crossing the road in Nadihal in the afternoon.

A senior police officer said that the accident took place at Nadihal in which an old-aged woman was hit by an army vehicle and died on the spot.

He said that the body of the woman was shifted to the hospital for completion of medico-legal formalities.

“In this regard, an FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered and the vehicle has also been seized,” an officer said, adding that further investigation of the case is going on.

Meanwhile, the local residents staged a protest against the tragic incident and demanded legal action against the erring army driver.

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