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Traffic cop crushed to death by speedy truck in J-K's Poonch

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A (SPO) posted in the traffic department was Friday crushed to death by a speedy truck in district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The accident took lace when he signalled the of the truck to stop for checking at Jogi Morh in Surankote but he accelerated the speed and crushed him, a said.

He said the SPO, identified as Aftab Pervez, died on the spot and later his body was handed over to his family for last rites after completion of legal formalities.

A case was registered in this connection and a hunt has been launched to arrest the who abandoned his vehicle and fled while being chased by police, the said.

The truck was seized, he added.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 16:00 IST