Painter from Handwara dies of electrocution in north Kashmir's Hajin

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A man died after getting electrocuted in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Wednesday while another received minor injuries.

The officials identified the deceased as Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Rastum Bhat, a resident of Watapora village of Handwara.

According to an official, the deceased was a labourer and got electrocuted when he was painting electric poles in Hakbara village.

The official said that the body was taken to CHC Hajin for medico-legal formalities before being handed over to the family.

According to the Block Medical officer Hajin, Dr Aijaz, the medico-legal formalities were being conducted.