KHAIRPUR: Two motorcyclists were killed in separate road accidents on Sunday. According to the police, Asif, a resident of Mirpur village, was hit by a Suzuki Bolan while he was on his way to Haripur. He was taken to Women and Children Hospital, however, he died before he could be given any medical care. In the second incident, Zakir Shah, a resident of Gandiyan village in Mansehra, was injured when a motorcar ran over his motorbike. He was taken to Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad, where doctors pronounced him dead. According to eyewitnesses, Shah was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 19th, 2012.