Jammu & Kashmir

PDD employee dies while repairing transmission line in Budgam, say officials

PDD workers repairing a power tranformer. [FPK FIle Photo]

Budgam: A Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Department (PDD) employee died of electric shock while repairing transmission line in Nasrullahpura area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday afternoon .

A official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the 45-year-old PDD employee identified as Ghulam Qadir Khan, a resident of Pathanpora Paimus Budgam died due to electric shock.

He said that his body was shifted to the Budgam hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile, Police have taken cognizance of the incident.

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