Baramulla: A youth was electrocuted in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, police said on Monday.
23-year-old Ishfaq Ahmed Chopan, son of Mohammad Jamal, of Drugmulla was chopping branches of a willow tree in his fields on Sunday when he came in contact with an electric wire and received shock. He suffered serious injuries in the incident. He was removed to the district hospital, Kupwara, where he breathed his last on Monday.
The body was handed over to the family for last rites, the police added.