Bike accident claims two lives


By: Mahesh Chander Sharma

Mandi: Two youth were killed yesterday evening at Ner Chowk on their way to Sundernagar from mandi, when their bike was hit by a speeding tanker. The mishap took place at about 18:30 hrs at Ner chowk on National Highway 21.

One of the youth Khub Ram (22) resident of Kusla village died on the spot, whereas the other youth Dinesh Kumar from village Kyargi was seriously injured in the accident and later on succumbed to injuries while being shifted to PGI Chandigarh late night. Both the deceased were from Sundernagar Sub Division. The dead bodies of victims were handed over to their relatives today after the postmortem at Zonal Hospital Mandi.

Police has registered a case under section 279, 304A of Indian Penal code and impounded the tanker numbered HP- 65-2874, and arrested the driver today.

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