Seven killed, 3 injured in separate incidents in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Feb 19 (UNI) Seven people, including a woman, were killed and three others injured in separate incidents in the Kashmir valley overnight, official sources said today.

Bodies of three people, reportedly buried under a snow avalanche, were recovered at Lar forest in north Kashmir, the sources said. The bodies were identified as those of Abdul Aziz Naikoo, Mohammad Jamal and Mohammad Ramzan Hajam.

An unidentified body of a man was also recovered at Muniwar from Nallah near railway Track Anantnag. The cause of his death was not immediately known, the sources said.

The dead body of a 20-year-old student, identified as Javid Ahmad Dar, was found on the bank of Nallah Arpath Anantnag.

In another incident an employee of electricty department named Abdul Razak Khan died due to electric shock at grid station, Sopore, in north Kashmir district of Baramulla, the sources said.

A 25-year-old woman identified as Salima Fatima died due to leakage of gas in her house at Chatter Kote, Kupwara, they added.

A driver and a conductor were injured after a tipper in which they were travelling turned turtle at Patinar Kohistan in Baramulla.

The injured were hospitalised.

In a separate incident, a police constable named Tariq Ahmad was injured after his service weapon went off accidentally at Manigam police camp. He was admitted to hospital.


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