A non-local man, a resident of Bihar, was found dead on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday.
Official sources said that panic gripped Awantipora when some locals saw a man lying on the roadside of the national highway this morning.
“The locals immediately informed the police,” they said, adding a team was rushed to the spot and the man was taken to a local hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
They said the deceased has been identified as Shiv Charan, a resident of Bihar. “Police have registered a case and initiated investigation to ascertain the cause of death,” they added.