Bandipora: 13-year-old boy, riding a bicycle, was killed after being hit by a speeding car near the Bazipora area along the Srinagar-Bandipora highway.

Reports reaching GNS said that one Mudasir Ahmad (alias Ayaan), son of Mohammad Rafiq, a resident of Kanae Mohalla, Saderkote Bala of Bandipora was hit by a ‘Wagon R’, resulting in critical injuries to him. The teenager was subsequently evacuated to a nearby hospital, however he died on the way.

Confirming the incident, a police official told GNS that the accused has been arrested besides the vehicle involved in the incident also seized. “A case has been registered in this regard under relevant sections of law for further proceedings, ”the official further said. (GNS)