Body of missing Baramulla labourer recovered, toll 8

The body of a missing teenage labourer from Baramulla district was recovered on Saturday, taking the number of Kashmiri labourers killed in Uttarakhand landslide to eight.
Body of missing Baramulla labourer recovered, toll 8
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The body of a missing teenage labourer from Baramulla district was recovered on Saturday, taking the number of Kashmiri labourers killed in Uttarakhand landslide to eight.

On Friday, seven labourers from Baramulla district were killed while Majid Khan of Uri went missing after a portion of a mountain caved in during the construction of a road near Bansbada area.

Station House Officer, Ukhimath, Hoshiyar Pankholi said the search operation was resumed today morning to trace out the missing labourer. "The body was found at 6 p.m.," he was quoted as having said by GNS news agency.

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