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Speeding vehicle kills man on highway near Awantipora, driver on the run

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Srinagar: A 45-year-old man was killed by a speeding vehicle along Srinagar-Jammu highway near Dangerpora Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
A police spokesman said that at about 1410 hours, a speeding Scorpio vehicle hit Abdul Majid Mir (45) son of Wali Mohammad resident of Dangerpora, Awantipora. Mir sustained injuries and later succumbed, he said.
“Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in the instant matter. The driver along with the Scorpio vehicle fled away from the spot. Police is making efforts to track the Scorpio vehicle and the driver.”
Body of the deceased will be handed over to the family members after completion of medico-legal formalities, the spokesman added.


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