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2 labourers die after falling in trench in Kulgam village

03:22 AM Apr 20, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
2 labourers die after falling in trench in kulgam village
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Kulgam, Apr 19: Two workers including a migrant labourer died while two others sustained injuries after they slipped into a trench in a village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.

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The deceased workers have been identified as Muhammad Maqbool Dar of Checkpora, Kulgam and Aziz-ur-Reham of West Bengal.

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According to an official, the incident occurred in Checkpora village at around 3 pm.

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He said that the labourers were working on the trench when they suddenly fell into it.

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“The Police and residents immediately initiated a rescue operation and took them out of the trench,” the official said.

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He said that they were rushed to District Hospital Kulgam for treatment where two of them succumbed to injuries.

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Medical Superintendent Gulzar Ahmad told Greater Kashmir over the phone that both Dar and Rehman were pronounced dead upon arrival.

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“Of the other two injured, one has been discharged while another is being treated,” he said.

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