Baramulla: A casual labourer of the Power Development Department (PDD) was injured while repairing high tension wire in Kreeri area of this north Kashmir district, officials said Monday.
Abdur Rashid, son of Habibullah Khan, a need-based labourer of PDD was repairing high tension wire in Nowpora area of Kreeri on Sunday evening when he received electric shock. He fell on the ground and suffered serious injuries. He was removed to Srinagar for treatment.
Meanwhile, scores of PDD casual labourers on Monday staged demonstrations against the alleged official apathy. The protesters alleged the department looks the other way whenever any labourer gets injured while on duty.