Amarnath Yatri dies in Awantipura road accident

  • 2

AWANTIPORA: A Amarnath pilgrim from Jaipur was killed and two others were injured in a road accident on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Awantipora on Wednesday morning, a police officials told Kashmir Reader.
Savita Devi (50), wife of Surinder Chowdry, resident of Laxmi Nagar Jaipur, Rajastan was killed when Swift car carrying Amarnath yatries collided with a DP Dhar school Athwajan bus JK01N-5074 near Padgampora bridge new bypass, SHO Awantipora Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir Reader.
The pilgrims were on way to Jammu when the accident took place. Two others were also injured in the accident and were immediately shifted to PHC Awantipora for treatment, SHO said.
The body of the deceased was handed over to family members for last rites
Meanwhile, police have registered a case FIR No 113/2018 under section 304A.