Minor girl Zikra and her uncle were killed in a road accident in Aawantipora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Friday.

The mother of the deceased girl was critically injured in the mishap that took place on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Jawbiara today afternoon.

An official said that a car in which the family was travelling collided with a tempo, resulting into on-spot death of the driver.
He was identified as Mohammad Amin Bhat, resident of Manzgam, Noorabad.
Six-year-old Zikra Dawood, daughter of Dawood Bhat, succumbed to her injuries on way to a hospital.

Her mother Masarrat Begum was injured and shifted to a hospital in Srinagar for treatment.

JKNN

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