Mother-daughter duo among three dead in Tragic road accident in Jammu


Three people including a woman and her daughter died when a rashly driven matador hit the motorcycle they were riding at Kattal Gujrian in Sherpura area of Hiranagar town in Kathua district on Sunday, police said.

A motorcycle driven by Ram Dass Sangra with two pillion riders was hit by the speedy passenger bus at Kattal chowk in Hiranagar around 12.30 pm, he said.

The deceased have been identified as Ram Dass Sangra (51) son of Narsingh Dayal of Kootah, Anita Devi (40) wife of Sanjay Kumar of Jootah and her daughter Pallavi Devi (8).

A police spokesman said that the accident took place when a rashly driven minibus (JK02S-6875) hit a motorcycle (JK08C-8974) at Kattal Gujjrian.

The official said the trio were critically injured and were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were declared brought dead.
The erring driver, identified as Ashok Kumar son of Sardar Chand of Nai Basti Jandi, Hiranagar, Kathua was arrested and a case was registered against him, the official said.


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