Forest employee critical after fall on duty

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Baramulla: A casual labourer of forest department was critically injured while on duty in a Baramulla forest division after he fell and rolled down into a ravine.
Lateef Ahmad Lone, son of Mohammad Subhan Lone of Sheeri Mirher Baramulla posted at forest compartment No 71/2nd S Range of Jehlum Valley Division suffered multiple fractures and head injuries from the fall on Tuesday afternoon.
Family members said that doctors have performed surgery on him at SKIMS Srinagar. Later, he went into coma and is on a ventilator, they said.
He slipped and rolled down accidentally in his forest compartment and was hit by rocks, witness who evacuated Lone to hospital along with forest officials said.