Senior officer, wife killed in road accident in J&K’s Doda

Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) A senior officer of the Jammu and Kashmir government and his wife were killed on Friday in a road accident in Doda district of Jammu region.

“Kalyan Singh, additional secretary in the roads and buildings department, and his wife were killed on-the-spot in an accident at Khilani on the Batote-Doda road,” a senior police officer told IANS.

The accident occurred when the car the couple was travelling in went off the road and plunged into a gorge. Three other persons injured in the accident were admitted in a hospital.

The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service officer was on way to his native place for the cremation of his father who expired on Thursday.

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