Girl, grandmother die after slipping into nullah

Bilal Habib
Tral: A girl and her grandmother died after they slipped into a nullah here Friday.
17-year old Sumaya Jan daughter of Abdul Ghani Mir and 75- year old Rehmati Begum wife of Mohammad Ramzan Mir slipped from a wooden bridge while crossing the nullah at Gadpora .
Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that while Sumaya Jan died on the spot Rehmati Begum was rushed to SDH Tral where doctors declared her brought dead.
Meanwhile locals complained that authorities paid no heed to their repeated pleas regarding construction of a safe bridge over the nullah.