An official of consumer affairs and public distribution department died after slipping from a rooftop of his house while clearing snow in Bandipora town of north Kashmir.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahid Iqbal Choudary said that the person namely Mumtaz Ahmad (TSO) of CAPD of Ward 4 of Bandipora received serious head injuries after he fell from the rooftop of his two-storey house while clearing the snow.
He was immediately shifted to district hospital however he died due to grave injuries, DC said. “The DC expressed grief over his death and extended assistance of Rs 4 Lakh for the family,” he said. (GNS)