Anantnag, May 13: A motorist and his pillion rider were killed in a road accident in Mattan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.
An official said that a two-wheeler was hit by a vehicle near a grid station Hutmurah, resulting in spot death of the motorist, while his pillion rider was injured.
He said that the injured was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he succumbed.
The deceased have been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Malik and Riyaz Ahmad Hajam–both residents of Shimhal, Anantnag.
Meanwhile, police have taken cognisance of the incident. (KDC)