Upon being struck by a private vehicle in the Khawaja Bazar neighbourhood of downtown Srinagar on Wednesday, an adult lady was pronounced dead at the scene near the Naqashbandh Sahab shrine.
A female pedestrian was fatally struck by a private Ignis automobile (JK01AQ-5374), according to sources. According to reports, the car was confiscated when its driver, Altaf Ahmed Shiekh, turned himself in to authorities.
The cops transported the body to SMHS Hospital for an autopsy.
The dead woman was identified as Adeeba Shabir, wife of Shabir Ahmed Dar, a resident of the Anzimar neighbourhood of Khanyar Srinagar, according to hospital personnel.
Another female victim was reportedly wounded and transported to the hospital, although this information has not been verified by authorities.