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Daily wager dies during dredging process in Wullar Lake

Baramulla: A daily rated worker in Irrigation and Flood Control Department died after sustaining grievous injuries during the dredging process in the world-famous Wular Lake in North Kashmir’s Sopore area, official sources said.

The incident occurred late Tuesday evening.

Official sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that Tanveer Hasan Bhat a resident of Darpora, Delina Baramulla who was working as a helper in the mechanical wing Irrigation and Flood Control Department suffered life-threatening injuries while dredging in Wular Lake near Watlab Sopore.

He was shifted to District Hospital Sopore where doctors declared him dead.

Police after taking cognizance of the incident handed over the body to his legal heirs for last rites.


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