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Driver Dies After Tractor Rolls Down Road in North Kashmir

Tragedy struck in the Watapora area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday afternoon when a young tractor driver lost his life in a fatal accident. Ashiq Hussain Lone, a 22-year-old resident of Bon Watapora, was driving his tractor when it suddenly rolled down the road, leading to his untimely demise.

An official from the area informed the Kashmir Scroll news agency about the unfortunate incident. The official stated that Ashiq Hussain Lone, son of Mohammad Subhan Lone, was operating his tractor in Bon Watapora when the vehicle lost control and rolled down the road.

The tragic accident resulted in the death of Ashiq Hussain Lone on the spot. Eyewitnesses reported that the scene was chaotic as locals rushed to the site, but unfortunately, there was little they could do to save the young driver.

Authorities were promptly alerted, and local police arrived at the scene shortly after the incident. The police have taken cognizance of the accident and have started an investigation to determine the exact cause of the tractor’s malfunction or loss of control.

The death of Ashiq Hussain Lone has sent shockwaves through the small community of Bon Watapora. Residents are mourning the loss of a young life and have expressed their condolences to the bereaved family. The community is rallying together to support Ashiq’s family during this difficult time.

Incidents like these highlight the need for stringent safety measures and proper training for operators of heavy machinery, such as tractors, to prevent such tragic occurrences. Ensuring that vehicles are well-maintained and that drivers are adequately trained can significantly reduce the risk of accidents.

The investigation by the police is expected to shed more light on the circumstances surrounding the accident. Meanwhile, the local administration might consider reviewing and enhancing safety protocols to avoid similar incidents in the future.

As the investigation continues, the family and friends of Ashiq Hussain Lone are left to cope with their immense loss. The community of Bandipora stands united in grief, hoping for safer practices and better preventive measures to safeguard their people from such tragic events in the future.

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