Jammu & Kashmir

17-year-old girl ‘dies of electrocution’ in Kupwara, police takes cognisance

Sub-district hopsital Tanghdar, Kupwara. Photo: Facebook/Beauty of Karnah Valley

Kupwara: A 17-year-old girl died after receiving an ‘electric shock’ at Keegam in Kandi of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district this afternoon, official sources said.

They told GNS that a girl identified as Mehbooba Jan, daughter of Ghulam Mohammad Ganie, an actual resident of Izz Gund Khumriyal, as per a close relative received an electric shock at her adopted home in Keegam Kandi, while cleaning the house.

“She was immediately taken to a nearby health facility, where she was declared as brought dead on arrival,” they said.

Confirming the death of the teenager, a police official told GNS that they have taken cognisance of the Incident for due investigations.

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