Biker dies in road mishap, two injured
Srinagar: A motorcyclist died while his two pillion riders sustained critical injuries in a road accident in Bhatidhar area of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu division on Friday morning.
Reports said that the motorcyclist identified as Mohammad Zaheer (27) son of AshiqHussain of Bhatidhar, died on the spot death while as two other persons riding on the motorcycle also got injured.
The injured have been identified as MaqboolHussain (7) son of Abdul Hameed and Mohammad Maqbool (42) son of Bader Din of Bhatidar, they said.
The mishap occurred on Friday morning when the motorcycle (JK12-2304) collided with a road roller while black-topping was being carried out by the concerned authority, they said.
SDPO MendharNeerajPadyar confirmed the mishap and said that the motorcyclist died on the spot while as two others were injured and have been hospitalized.
“A case under relevant sections of law was registered and further investigations were taken up,” the officer said.
Meanwhile, local residents of the area protested against PWD authorities following the student’s death. (GNS)