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Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Truck in South kashmir

Kulgam, Jul 07: In a heart-wrenching incident, an elderly woman lost her life after being struck by a truck in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district on Sunday, according to officials. The unfortunate event has left the local community in shock and mourning.

An official from the area reported to the Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the tragic accident occurred when a truck, en route to Kujjar, collided with the woman near Qaimoh. The impact of the collision resulted in severe injuries to the victim, highlighting the gravity of the incident.

Immediate medical assistance was sought as the injured woman was swiftly transported to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Qaimoh. Despite the prompt response, medical personnel at the facility pronounced her dead upon arrival, underscoring the severity of her injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Misra Banoo, the wife of Ghulam Hassan Lone, hailing from the Hawoora area. The tragic demise of Misra Banoo has left her family and the entire community devastated, as they come to terms with the sudden and unexpected loss.

Local residents have expressed their grief and concern over the incident, calling for stricter traffic regulations and better road safety measures to prevent such tragedies in the future. The accident has sparked conversations about the need for improved infrastructure and vigilance on the roads.

Officials have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. The driver of the truck and potential witnesses are being questioned to gather more details and ascertain the exact cause of the collision.

The tragic incident in Kulgam serves as a grim reminder of the importance of road safety and the dire consequences that can result from vehicular accidents. As the community mourns the loss of Misra Banoo, there is a collective call for enhanced measures to ensure the safety of all road users.

In the wake of this heartbreaking event, local authorities and community leaders are urged to work together to implement effective strategies to prevent future accidents and safeguard the lives of residents. The memory of Misra Banoo will remain in the hearts of those who knew her, as they strive to find solace and justice in the aftermath of this tragedy.

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