One killed, another injured in road mishap

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 21: One person was killed while another received serious injuries in a road mishap in Nagrota area of city outskirts.
“A bike bearing registration number JK02AS-9548 rolled down into a gorge late last night at Samadhi Morh in Nagrota area when the rider fails to negotiate a sharp curve due to over speed”, a police official said, adding the vehicle was going towards Udhampur to Jammu.
He said in the mishap, two persons travelling on the bike received serious injuries and one of them died while being shifted to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu. The deceased was identified as Devinder Singh, son of Uttam Singh, resident of Sikanderpur (Bishnah) while the injured was identified as Sushil Kumar (20) son of Punjabu Ram of Sikanderpur.
“Today after getting conducted postmortem, the body of the deceased has been handed over to his legal heirs for last rites while a case in this connection registered at police station Nagrota and investigations started”, the official added.