Non-local labourer killed, another injured in Budgam

BUDGAM — A non-local labourer was killed, another got injured after a bonded iron rod fell upon them while working at Thukerpora Gudsathoo area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday.

Sources told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com that a non-local labourer died on the spot when he was occupied in his work. Another non-local labourer was also injured in the incident, they said.

The deceased has been identified as Lal Chand son of Jagir Chand, a resident of Batoli district of Mirzapur Banaras UP, while the injured one has been identified as Raju son of Ram Prasad.

A police officer confirmed the incident to KDC and said both labourers were taken to Sub District Hospital Chadoora after the incident where Chand was declared dead.

“Another injured labourer has been shifted to JVC hospital Srinagar for advanced treatment,” he said adding that a case under relevant section of law is being registered and further investigation is on. — (KDC)