2 killed in road accident in Srinagar

Srinagar: Two people were killed in a road accident in the summer capital, Srinagar, official sources said here on Thursday. They said a motorcyclist and his pillion were critically injured when they were hit by a tipper at Sanatnagar in Srinagar on Wednesday night. The injured were immediately taken to a hospital, where they both succumbed. “The deceased have been identified as Uqan Ahmad Reshi and Manan Ahmad Sofi both residents of Batamaloo,” they said. After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the bodies of the deceased were handed over to their relatives for last rites. “Police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident,” they added.