SSB jawans killed in road accident in UP

Bahraich: Two SSB jawans were killed in a road accident on the Bahraich-Nepal road in Ramgaon area here, police said.

Constables Neeraj Kundal (32) and Rajesh Tewari (30), posted in the 42nd battalion of the SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal), were on their way to Bahraich from Nanpara for some official work when their motorcycle was hit by a minivan yesterday, SHO Ramgaon Digvijay Singh said.

While Kundal died on the spot, Tewari succumbed to his injuries in the district hospital, the SHO said, adding that the driver of the van has been arrested.

The bodies have been sent for post mortem examination, he added.