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Lineman Dies After Falling from Electric Pole in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: A 37-year-old lineman died after falling from an electric pole in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Farooq Ah Wani, a lineman with the Power Development Department (PDD) from Aripath, Budgam, was repairing an HT line in his native village when the incident occurred.Farooq was swiftly taken to a nearby hospital in Budgam and later transferred to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case and initiated an investigation into the matter. (KS)


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