PAMPORE: A youth from Pampore town died after getting injured in a road accident on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Bijbehara area of southern Anantnag district.
The deceased was identified as Umar Ahmad, son of Ghulam Rasool, resident of Namblabal Pampore.
According to reports, two youth riding a motorcycle collided with a load carrier at Bijbehara on Sunday, resulting into injuries to the motorcyclists who were removed to hospital for treatment.
Local residents said Umar was shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar, where from he was referred to SKIMS Soura Srinagar in critical condition.
He succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura. A pall of gloom desended on the Pampore locality on Monday morning, when his body reached home.
Hundreds of people participated in the funeral prayers of the deceased.