Two youths were killed and other two were critically injured in a road accident on Jammu-Pathankot National highway near Kali Bari, Kathua.
The road accident took place when the Verna car hit the truck from behind.
The deceased have been identified as Sahil Randhava(26) S/O Dev Raj R/O Sainik Colony, Jammu and Rahul Gandotra (27) S/O Vijay Gandotra R/O Pakka Danga of Jammu. The two injured have been identified as Rahul Bhagat S/O Sukha Bhagat R/O Pahadiya Mohalla, Jammu and Tarun Anand S/O Kulbushan Anand R/O Jain Bazar, Jammu.
The injured have been admitted to district hospital, Kathua.
In another accident, a couple was among four people who died in two separate accidents on the highway in Kathua district, police said Monday, adding two others were injured.
A couple was travelling on a motorcycle on the highway at Lakhanpur in the district when another vehicle hit them Monday, they said. 60-year old Manohar Lal and Taro Devi (52) died on the spot, police said. In the other incident, a car crashed into a truck Sunday night on the highway in Kathua, resulting in the death of two men.