MANDI BAHAUDDIN - Three of a family including a woman and two children were killed while six others were injured in a road accident here the other day. Four members belonging to one family of Bohat village, situated in the outskirts of Mandi city, were on their way on Phalia-Qadirabad Road. As they reached Seehra village near Phalia, they were hit by two motorcycles coming from opposite direction. As a result, two children and a woman died while six persons riding motorcycles were injured. Qadirabad and Phalia police reached the spot but delayed action for one-and-half-hour as they could not determine to which jurisdiction the incident had happened. The dead bodies were kept lying on the road during the period.

Rescue 1122 also refused to move dead bodies to Phalia Hospital on the plea that it was not its duty to carry dead bodies. People moved the dead bodies to Phalia THQ Hospital on self-help basis. According to police, the accident occurred due to speeding and negligence of motorcycle riders.