Two girls died while another one was injured critically after they came under a mudslide at Hardi Shiva area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.
Reports said the girls who were passing through the Reshipora Hardshiva area when suddenly mudslide hit them and injured all of them critically.
However, all the injured were evacuated by locals and passersby to Sub District hospital Sopore where doctors declared two of them brought dead while admitted another, they said.
Block Medical Officer (BMO) Sopore Mohammad Sami confirmed to news agency GNS two girls were brought dead another has been referred to Srinagar for special treatment.
The BMO identified the deceased girls as Shoki daughter of Mohammad Ashraf Wagay daughter of Mohd Ashraf Wagay of Wadoora, Shahista Farooq Rather alias Insha daughter of Farooq Ahmed Rather of Hardshiva.
The injured has been identified as Sabreena, the sister of Shoki one of the deceased girls.
SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal told news agency GNS that we are investigating the incident.
Investigations are underway and further would be shared accordingly, SSP said.