Ganderbal : A 23 year-old worker was on Thursday crushed to death and anther was injured in a factory in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said.
Amir Ahmad Malik Son of Gulam Mohammad Malik from Lari Prang Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district was employed at Hafiz Tailless Factory Pvt. Limited located in Chinar Kangan.
While working in the factory, Amir was caught in between the belt and the machine. Workers present said he was badly crushed and was rushed to Trauma hospital Kangan where doctors declared him brought dead.
Bashir Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh Kachnambal Kangan was critically injured in the accident and was referred to SKIMS Soura for specialized treatment.
Meanwhile the death of the young man resulted in protests at Kangan and shopkeepers downed their shutters.