Man dies, three others injured while digging well in Baramulla village


A man died and three others were rescued in serious condition after they fell inside a well in north Kashmir’s Baramulla village on Thursday.

Reports said that four members of a family were digging a well in Khaitangan village of Baramulla when suddenly a rope they were holding broke down. As a result, all four of them fell inside the well.

Immediately, family members and neighbours rescued them and took them to a nearby hospital where one of them Ghulam Mohammad Rather son of Abdul Aziz Rather was declared brought dead while there others were admitted in critical condition, said the report.

A police officer also confirmed the incident to GNS and said that the man died due to suffocation when they were digging a well.

The officer said that the other three injured were hospitalised and are said to be stable.


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