Srinagar, Sep 7: A girl student from Bijbehara in Anantnag has died after purportedly falling from a building in Bangladesh – where she was pursuing her MBBS degree.
Khushboo Manzoor daughter of Manzoor Ahmad, resident of Katoo Bijbehara, as per her family fell from her hostel building at Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College on Tuesday last and was subsequently moved to a hospital. After remaining in ICU for several hours, she eventually succumbed to her injuries this morning”, they said.
The family has in the meantime appealed authorities to help them bring back the body for last rites.
When contacted, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Dr. Basharat Qayoom said that he is in constant touch with all relevant offices to ensure the mortal remains are brought back as soon as possible.
“I have talked to the offices of the Ministry of External Affairs, High Commission in Bangladesh besides Resident Commissioner Delhi pertaining to the matter”, he said adding one brother of the deceased girl – Adil Manzoor, is already at Dhaka and has been in touch with the concerned offices’.
“We are hopeful on conduct of necessary formalities the body will reach back at an earliest”, he further said.
Meanwhile a senior government official said that Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta is personally monitoring the process on behalf of J&K administration.gns