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Youth killed, father injured as slab collapses in Budgam

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Srinagar: A young man was killed and his father injured when a concrete slab collapsed over them at a village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said Saturday.

An official said that the father-son duo came under a concrete slab after it collapsed in Warsangam village at around 11:30 am today.

Police said that 17-year-old Aijaz Hamid Bhat died while being ferried to a hospital.

His father, identified as Abdul Hamid Bhat (50), suffered minor injuries in the incident. He was shifted to Budgam district hospital where he was treated for injuries in his forehead. However, he was later discharged from the hospital, said the police official.

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