SRINAGAR: An operator of L&T machine was killed under gypsum slide in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, officials said.
Official sources told that the operator was working at a mine at Naloosa Boniyar within the jurisdiction of Bijhama when the Gypsum slide occurred and buried him along with the machine. Later the operator identified as Shabir Ahmad Beigh son of Mohammad Haneif Beigh of Jabadar Bijhama Boniyar.
He was evacuated to PHC Bijhama where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.
SHO Bijhama Nasir Ahmad confirmed the incident to GNS and said that a case has been registered under relevant sections of law. (GNS)