Teenage girl dies of electrocution in north Kashmir

A 19-year-old girl on Sunday died of electrocution while coming in contact with a live wire at her home in Markundal area of Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

The deceased girl was identified as Saima daughter of Abdul Rashid Rather.

An official said that the deceased was electrocuted to death while she was repairing electric heater at her home.

She was taken to Sumbal hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival.