A woman was killed while her husband got injured after a motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by unknown tanker at Pahloo area of Devsar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Sunday, an official said.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a motorcycle (JK04C-3988) was hit by an unknown tanker at Pahloo village, resulting in the death of the woman and injury to her husband.

An official identified the deceased woman as Beauty Jan wife of Ishtiaq Ahmad Sheikh, from Khargund Kulgam. The injured is being treated at district hospital Kulgam.

“Soon after the incident, the tanker driver managed to flee from the spot,” an official said, adding that an investigation has been taken up in this regards—(KNO)