Two persons were killed while three others were injured in a road accident that took place on the Srinagar—Jammu national highway near the Sether area of Bijbehara on Friday afternoon.
An official told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a Tavera vehicle collided head-on with a Santro car on the highway, resulting in on spot death of two persons.
He identified the deceased as Mohammad Syed Itoo (50) son of Mohammad Yousuf Itoo and Mohammad Ayoub Wani (45) son of Abdullah Wani—both residents of Achidora.
The injured were identified as Amina wife of Mohammad Syed, Parveena daughter of Abdul Rashid and Musaib Rashid—all residents of Ancidora.
The official said that the injured were shifted to Srinagar for specialised treatment and their condition is said to be critical.
He said that all the persons including the two deceased were travelling in the Santro car. (KNO)