Srinagar, Jan 13: A speech and hearing impaired porter working with army has died after suffering grave burn injuries at an army camp in Andherhama, Drugmulla in north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday evening.
Reports reaching GNS said that the porter identified as Bhowan Patra (32) from Assam, working as Industrial Person was at residential quarters at DOU Andherhama Drugmulla when the incident took place.
The porter was immediately removed to 168 Medical Hospital Drugmulla with grave burn injuries and in the course of treatment succumbed at the health facility.
Meanwhile a police official on wishing anonymity confirmed the incident to GNS said that a speech and hearing impaired porter has died in a fire incident at the army camp.
“The cause of incident is yet to be ascertained”, the official said. (GNS)