Sopore: A casual labourer of power development department (PDD) died after an electric poll fell on him during repairing transmission line in Sopore outskirts of Baramulla district.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed grief on her twitter account over the death.
“Sad to hear of a Power Development Department workers demise at Harwan in the Zainageer belt near Sopore. My deepest condolences to his family,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.
Sources said the casual employee Feroz Ahmed Shiekh son of late Ghulam Nabi Shiekh resident of Tujjer Shareef died after coming under an electric pole during repairs work at Harwan in Zainageer belt, 10 kilometers from Sopore on Friday.
Feroz was shifted to sub-district hospital of Sopore where he succumbed to his injuries, Showkat Ahmad, AEE of PDD told Kashmir Reader.