Woman Dies Of Asphyxiation

SRINAGAR: A 37-year-old woman died on Monday due to Asphyxiation caused by coal heater at her house in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

An official told the news agency KNO that a 37-year-old lady identified as Masooda Akhter, wife of Late Abdul Rashid Dobi and her daughter were found unconscious at their home at Karewa Colony, Bijbehara.

They said both were shifted to a hospital where Masooda was declared brought dead by doctors, while her daughter was later discharged after the check-up.

Medical Superintendent, Sub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara, Dr B S Tulla said that a lady was declared brought dead on arrival.

“Apparently, she has died due to Asphyxiation due to Coal Bukhari (coal-burning heater),” he said.


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