Irony: Son dies in road mishap, father dies of heart attack
Srinagar, Jun 28: Tragedy befell a family in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district as news about the death of his son in a road mishap, resulted in his fathers death as well as he suffered a massive cardiac arrest.
Officials said that a motorcyclist identified as Arif Ahmed son of Abdul Rehman riding a bike bearing registration number (PB07AK-1407), a resident of Panchalthan Chittergul collided with a passenger cab bearing registration number (JK02AB 1227) near Panchthan Shangus on Monday morning, resulting in critical injuries to the rider.
He was subsequently removed to SDH Shangus, where the doctors declared him as brought dead on arrival, they said.
Back home, on hearing the news about the death of his son, his father, Abdul Rehman Wani, suffered a massive cardiac arrest. He was shifted to SDH Shangus, where he also was declared as brought dead on arrival, locals as well as police said.
Confirming the deaths of the father son duo, a police official said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered involving the death of the motorcyclist. “Both the bodies currently lie at SDH Shangus”, they added. (GNS)