A youth lost his life while two others were injured in a road accident in the Pahalgam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Srinagar based news agency Kashmir Scroll quoted officials as saying that a youth died on spot two others were injured after an Alto car skipped off the road in Yanner Pahalgam.

He said that vehicle skidded off the road near Ganeshpora bridge resulting in the on-spot death of Mudasir Ahmad Malik son of Ab Aziz Malik resident of Batkoot.

Two injured were identified as Tariq Ahmad Malik and Mudasir Ahmad Rather both residents of Batkoot.

Meanwhile police have taken cognizance and started an investigation.