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Five fall into well in Kupwara; 2 dead, 3 hospitalised

Kupwara Hospital.

Kupwara: Tragedy struck Kralpora village in Kupwara as two persons were recovered dead and three other hospitalised after they fell unconscious inside a well.

An official told GNS that during cleaning a well in Satboin Dardpora, five persons fell unconscious due to suffocation.

“As the news spread, a rescue operation was launched at the site,” the official said, adding, “After strenuous efforts, the persons were taken out of the water source and shifted to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared two among the five as brought dead.”

Identifying the deceased as Farid Ahmad Khoja and Bashir Ahmad Khoja, the official further said that Safeer Ahmad, Qasim ud Din and Abdul Hameed are undergoing treatment. (GNS)

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