Jammu & Kashmir

Labourer dies in landslide at Ramban

Landslide on Srinagar-Jammu highway. [File Photo]

Ramban: A man was killed after he got buried under the debris of a landslide triggered by rainfall in Ramban district, officials said.

An official said that a fresh landslide occurred near Seeri along the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district.

“One person got buried under the debris and died on the spot. The body is being shifted to the hospital,” the official said.

The deceased has been identified as Desh Pal, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, who was working as a laborer in CPPL Company, officials said.

The official further said that the highway has been closed for traffic movement due to landslides at multiple locations along the route in Ramban sector.

The restoration process of the highway is currently underway, officials said. (KNO)

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