Poonch, Oct 22: A General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) employee, riding scooty, deid after being hit by an army vehicle at Uchhad in Mankote in Poonch district, officials said.
They said Javed iqbal son of Maneer Hussain of village Qasba Poonch who was working in GREF 79RCC Poonch as a labourer while riding a scooty bearing registration number JK12A-2053 was hit by an army vehicle at Ucchad near BSF camp in Pahalian Salani.
In the incident, they told GNS, the scooty rider sustained serious injuries and was removed to SDH Mendhar by a police team.
BMO Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmad Khan told GNS that the injured person was referred to GMC Rajouri in view of critical wounds on his right femur and pelvis. However it was learnt the injured person succumbed on way to the hospital, the medical officer said.
Meanwhile a police officer confirming the incident told GNS that cognizance has been taken for due proceedings. (GNS)