Youth killed, 2 others injured in Kulgam accident

Kulgam: A 38-year-old youth was killed while two others were injured after two motorcycles collided with each other in Yaripora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday evening.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a youth died on the spot while two others were injured after a head-on collision between two motorcycles at Nadimarg mode in Yaripora.

The deceased has been identified as Ajaz Ahmed Rather (38) while the injured has been identified as Sheeraz Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Rashid (35) and Qasim Mantoo, son of Khazir Mantoo (36)—both residents of Hatipora.

“Both the injured persons were shifted to the hospital for treatment,” the official said—(KNO)