Phagwara (Pb), Mar 30 (PTI) Two persons were killed and another injured after their motorcycles collided near Chak Hakeen village here, police said today.

The accident took place on the National Highway-1.

The deceased were identified as Mukesh Kumar (27), a resident of Khothran village, and Raj Kumar (30) of Chak Hakeem village, SHO, Sadar, Lakhvir Singh said.

Mukesh died on the spot while Raj succumbed to injuries at a hospital, he said.

The officer said that Ajay and Pawan were riding pillion on Mukesh’s motorcycle. The former was seriously injured while the latter escaped with bruises, the SHO said.

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