Teenage boy dies during sand extraction

Teenage boy dies during sand extraction

A teenage boy died during sand extraction in this central Kashmir district on Sunday.

A teenage boy died during sand extraction in this central Kashmir district  on Sunday.

Officials said that an 18 year old boy, Sajad Ahmed Teli son of Jan Muhammad Teli, of Batpora Shadipoa died after a portion of the river bank collapsed and fell on him during sand extraction at Shadipora here this afternoon. Though he was rescued and rushed to the hospital however he died on way to the hospital. Police have taken congnizance of the incident.

Pertinently, this is the second such incident in the district in less than two weeks. Earlier a 28 year old youth Irfan Ahmed Malla son of Muhammad sultan Malla of Fatehpora Ganderbal died while as another another person Muzzafar Ahmad Malla was injured while they were extracting sand from the nallah Sindh in Fatehpora area of Ganderbal on January 2 this year.

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