Motorcyclist, pillion rider killed in road accident

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SRINAGAR: A motorcyclist and pillion rider were killed when a truck hit them in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, official sources said here on Wednesday morning.

They said the motorcycle was hit by the truck in the Lar area on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway on Tuesday evening, leading to on the spot death of Uazair Ahmad Lone and injuries to Usaid Yousuf Bhat.

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The injured was immediately rushed to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), where he died on Wednesday morning.

The truck driver has been arrested.