Son killed in motorcycle accident, father dies of shock

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Tragedy befell a family in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district after a man died of shock after hearing the news about the death of his son in a road mishap.

A resident of Panchalthan Chittergul was critically injured after the motorcycle bearing registration number PB07AK-1407 he was riding collided with a passenger cab JK02AB 1227 near Panchthan Shangus on Tuesday morning, news agency GNS reported while quoting officials. He was subsequently removed to SDH Shangus, where the doctors declared him as brought dead on arrival.

Back home, on hearing the news about the death of his son, the father, Abdul Rehman Wani, suffered a massive cardiac arrest. He was shifted to the same SDH Shangus, where he too was declared as brought dead on arrival.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered into the accident involving death of the motorcyclist. Both the bodies currently lie at SDH Shangus, they added.