Srinagar, March 18: An Assistant Sub Inspector of Traffic police was killed on Thursday after being hit by a unknown truck at Bonigam crossing in Qazigund area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
A senior police official said that Around 3 a.m. unknown truck hit one traffic policeman identified as SO Bonigam ASI Mohammad Shafi Bhat son of Mohammad Ramzan Bhat of Shangus, Anantnag at Bonigam crossing Qazigund, resulting in his on spot death.
The officer said that the truck driver fled from the scene and the traffic movement was stopped and search for identification of vehicles was started in Qazigund area.
During searches a suspected truck was found at Chimulla Qazigund and further investigation has been started.
Traffic movement which was halted temporary was restored, the officer said.