Srinagar: 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.
Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, GNS reported that around 3 a.m. on March 18, an unknown truck hit a traffic police man, identified as SO Bonigam ASI Mohd Shafi Bhat son of Mohd Ramzan Bhat resident of Shangus Anantnag at Bonigam crossing Qazigund, resulting on spot death of the cop.
The officer further said that the truck driver fled from the spot. Later the traffic on the road 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, the officer added.
Traffic movement which was halted temporary was restored later, the officer said. (GNS)