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Two die of electrocution in separate incidents

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Ganderbal/Pattan: Two persons were electrocuted in different incidents in Kangan area of central Kashmir and Pattan area of north Kashmir.

A 24-year-old youth from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district was electrocuted on Friday in Kangan area.

Mushtaq Ahmad Payer (24), son of Wali Muhammad of Payerpora Hayhama Kupwara came in contact with a live wire at the residential quarter of a doctor in Kangan area of Ganderbal district and died on the spot.

The official said that the body of the deceased was handed over to his family for last rites after completing legal formalities.

Meanwhile, a 45-year-old man was electrocuted in Tilagam village of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday.

A 45-year-old man, identified as Abdul Ahad Ganie, son of Ghulam Ahmed Ganie of Ganie Mohalla Tilagam came in contact with a live wire following which he was shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

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