Elderly man slips from Uri hill, dies

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Baramulla: An elderly man died on the spot after falling from a hill in Boniyar Tehsil of the border town Uri on Saturday, officials told Kashmir Reader today.

Haji Shahzaman Khan ,75, was walking on a hill in his native Zahampora village of Uri on last night when he lost control and fell down. The elderly man, officials said died on the spot.

His body was recovered around midnight after police and locals put a joint effort.

The deceased was a retired government employee.

Today morning, his funeral prayers were offered in Zahampora. He was later buried in his ancestral graveyard.