Woman electrocuted in north Kashmir's Uri

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A 35-year old woman died due to electrocution in this border town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning.

An official identified the deceased as Khalida Begum, wife of Mohd Ashraf Sheikh, a resident of main town Uri. 

He said that the woman received an electric shock after she came in contact with a live electric wire as some construction work was going on at her home.

Begum recieved serious injuries and was subsequently shifted to Sub- district hospital (SDH) Uri where doctors declared her brought dead.