Elderly man falls into open drain in Natipora, dies
Srinagar: A 72-years-old man Peerzada Ghulam Mustafa died after falling into an under-construction open drain in Harnambal area of Natipora Srinagar.
According to the news agency KNO, the deceased was a resident of Awantipora who was visiting his daughter in Natipora.
Talking to KNO, son of the deceased said that they got to know from locals about the death of his father, who remained in water for hours.
“As nobody is taking this route anymore, no one got to know about the incident for hours before the dead body was found in the water,” locals said. They said the contractors working on this drain should have put up a sign or red flag there.