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Labourer slips to death while extracting sand from Jhelum in Pulwama

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A 24-year-old labourer drowned while extracting sand from river Jhelum in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday morning.

An official told a local news agency, Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that a group of men were extracting sand from the banks of river Jhelum at Kakapora in Pulwama today morning. He said that however, a labourer, identified as Manzoor Ahmad son of Mushtaq Ahmed, a resident of Hayatpora, slipped and fell into the river.

He said that after receiving the information search operation was launched to trace out his body. (KDC)


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