Army Porter Slips to Death Along LoC

Srinagar, Apr 30: An army porter has died on slipping into a deep gorge in Upper Karnah sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said.

They said that one Muneer Ahmad Joo (45) son of Abdul Aziz Joo of 39 GR slipped and fell down into a deep gorge, while on way from Rawan Gali to Natgali jurisdiction.

The porter was retrieved from the gorge and sensing his condition he was airlifted to 92 Base Hospital Srinagar, however doctors there declared him brought dead on arrival, they said.

Meanwhile body of the porter has been handed over to next-of-kin(s) after completion of medico-legal formalities, they added. gns

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