The death toll in the road accident at Lar in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Tuesday evening mounted to two as another injured youth succumbed at SKIMS Srinagar Wednesday morning.
Officials said that a bike JK01AA 5371 was hit by a tipperJK03 7541 coming from apposite direction on Srinagar-Leh highway at Lar ataround 7 PM resulting in on spot death of Uzair Ahmad Lone (22) son of ShowkatAhmad Lone and injuring Usaid Yousuf Bhat son of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, bothfrom Dudarhama Ganderbal.
The injured was admitted to SKIMS Srinagar where hesuccumbed to his injuries on Wednesday early morning.
A pal of gloom descended at Dudarhama locality after bodiesof two young neighbouring youths reached their houses. Thousands attended theirfunerals amid sobs and tears.
Several leaders including Mian Altaf, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabar,G.A Saloora have condoled the deaths.
Police said the tipper driver has been arrested and a caseregistered in police station Lar.