Asif Iqbal Naik
Two persons including 8 year old girl died after front portion of roof of under construction house collapsed in Nowtas village of Thatri Tehsil in Doda District.
As per the locals, some people has assembled on the roof top of the under construction house to witness the Omar Abdullah plane flying over Thatri, but added that the roof of the said building did not sustain the load as a result of which roof top over veranda of the building got collapsed resulted into death of two persons.
As soon as the incident took place, the people living nearby rush to the spot and started rescue operation and recovered the death bodies of both the deceased. Senior police and officers of district administration who was in the area in connection with Omar Abdullah visit to Dunadi village of Kishtwar District for inauguration of 48 MW Lower Kalni Power project also rush to the spot and shifted the dead bodies of both the deceased to hospital and after conducting the autopsy of both the deceased, the dead bodies were handed over to the family members for burial.
As per police, the deceased were identified as 23 year old labourer Mohammed Sadiq son of Noor Din and 9 year old Tanya Banoo daughter of Shah Din Butt both resident of Thatri. The incident has spread a shocking wave in the area. MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori also visited the spot and expressed his grief and sorrow over the tragic death of Mohammed Sadiq and Tanya Banoo.