Kupwara: The family of a Kupwara youth, who died in a road accident in Kuwait last week, has appealed the state government to help bring the body back to home.
Abdul Rashid Lone of Dardpora Kralpora Kupwara district was working in Kuwait with an oil company and died in a road accident on February 24.
Family sources said they came to know from social media that their son died in Kuwait and that his body is in Saba Hospital Kuwait from past few days.
They said that they also received a phone call from a Kashmiri man informing them about Rashid’s death and telling them that some Kashmiri people working in Kuwait would send body to Delhi on their own from where the family can take it further.
Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir told Kashmir Reader that a group of people visited his office Friday and he assured them help in to bringing body from Delhi to Srinagar as soon as it reaches there.
Local residents said the deceased was a labourer in Kuwait and has two children. They added that most of his family members including his mother, wife and children are unaware of his death.