Man dies in Handwara sand mound cave-in

The man was rescued and subsequently evacuated to a nearby health facility, where the doctors however declared him as brought dead.
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Srinagar, Sep 22: A 35-year-old man was killed when a sand mound caved in at Ashpora area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday afternoon.

Nissar Ahmad Sofi son of Abdul Aziz Sofi, a resident of Rangpat Ashpora in Langate was buried under an extracted sand mound while he was extracting sand alongside his other colleagues, news agency GNS reported.

The man was rescued and subsequently evacuated to a nearby health facility, where the doctors however declared him as brought dead.

A police official in the meantime also confirmed to GNS about the death of the individual in the incident.

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