Motorcyclist killed in accident in Shopian


Srinagar : A motorcycle borne youth was killed while a pillion suffered serious injuries after the two wheeler, they were riding on, was hit by a police armoured Rakshak vehicle at Kanipora area of Shopian district last evening.

The dead youth has been identified as Qasid Mushtaq, a resident of Aliyalpora Shopian. The injured youth has been identified as Adil Manzoor resident of Kanipora Shopian.

The accident took place at Kanipora Shopian when a police vehicle and a motorcycle collided with each other resulting in injuries to two people out of which one of the injured identified as Qasid Mushtaq died.

A Case under FIR No 253/2017 has been registered in police station Shopian while the driver of the police vehicle has been taken into custody and investigation into the incident have been initiated, said a police official.

Meanwhile, intense stone pelting was going on reported from Alyalpora and Kanipora areas of Shopian district when this report was filed.