2 Persons Buried Alive As Mud Hut Collapses, 4 Injured

SRINAGAR: Two persons died while four others sustained injuries after a seasonal house—commonly known as ‘Kotha’– collapsed in Khanikote area of Reasi district.  Livestock was also killed in the incident.

People carry the bodies of two persons who buried alive as mud hut collapses in Reasi on Saturday July 30,2022

Quoting a police official news agency GNS reported that at about 0400 hours in the wee morning the ‘Kotha’ suddenly collapsed in Khanikote area, resulting into the onspot death of two persons and injuries to four others. Three sheep, three goats and two oxes  also got killed in the incident.

He identified the deceased as Madan Singh, 22, son of Gyan Chand and Joja Devi, 42, wife of Rattan Singh, both residents of Khanikot and at present Monimal (Kotha).

The injured have been identified as Surjeet Singh, Sunil Singh, Lacho Devi and Kako Devi, all residents of the same area.

Meanwhile, SHO  Arnas Jeet Singh  confirmed the incident and said that the injured have been shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.

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