Two killed in Anantnag road accident

ANANTNAG — At least two persons were killed in a road accident in Mattan area of Anantnag district in South Kashmir on Saturday.

Two persons were killed after the scooty was hit by a vehicle near a grid station Hutmurah in Mattan area of the district, an official said as per KNO.

The scooty rider was killed on spot while his pillion rider was injured in the accident. The pillion rider was taken to nearby hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries, he said.

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.