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Woman electrocuted to death in Shopian, Cop dies of cardiac arrest in Srinagar


SRINAGAR: A woman was electrocuted to death in Balpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district and a policeman died of a cardiac arrest in Maisuma area of Srinagar on Wednesday morning, officials said.

An official said that that the woman received electric shock when she was cooking food on an electric heater and she died on the spot.

He identified the deceased as Tasneema Jan wife of Fayaz Ahmad Thoker of Balpora. Meanwhile, police has taken cognizance of the incident and started inquest proceedings in this regard.

The officials also said that a 33-year-old cop identified as Altaf Hussain, son of Nazir Ahmad of Tehsil Mohar of Reasi suffered a massive cardiac arrest and fell unconscious at Maisuma.

They said that he was rushed to SMHS hospital for treatment, where he was declared dead on arrival. The deceased was posted as a constable at police station Maisuma. (KNO)


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