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Truck driver from valley dies under suspicious circumstances in J K's Udhampur

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A truck from the valley died under suspicious circumstances on Saturday in and Kashmir's district, police said.

Abdul Hamid Sheikh, a resident of Ranvirpora village of Anantnag, was brought to the district hospital in by his in an unconscious state, a said.

He said the truck was on its way to from via Dhar road.

Sheikh went for sleep in the truck at around 3 am after handing over the vehicle to his conductor, said.

After stopping the truck near Jakheni for tea in the morning, the tried to wake up the but Sheikh remained in an unconscious condition, he said. Subsequently, Ahmad took him to the hospital where he was declared brought dead, added.

Police have started inquest proceedings to ascertain the cause of Sheikh's death, he said.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 18:01 IST