Jammu & Kashmir

Man dies after coming under sand mound in Handwara

Sub-district hospital Tangdar Kupwara.

Handwara: A 47-year-old man died after coming under a sand mound in Rajwar area in Handwara of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district this afternoon, officials said.

They told GNS that one Ghulam Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Hassan Mir, resident of Chaki Sarmarg was along with several other labourers when a sand mound caved in trapping him inside at Golipora Rajwar.

“The onlookers after strenuous efforts rescued and took him to District Hospital Handwara where he was declared as brought dead on arrival”, they said.

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