Baramulla: One person was killed while 10 others injured when a slab of an under-construction house collapsed in Handwara area of district Kupwara on Thursday afternoon.
Sources said that slab of the under-construction house of a local Gulam Mohammad Mir of Langate collapsed on Thursday afternoon when a group of Labourers were working under the slab.
Soon after the incident, a large number people reached the spot to rescue the labourers trapped in the rubble. They evacuated eleven people and shifted them to nearby hospital where one person succumbed to his injuries while ten others were admitted in the hospital. The deceased was identified as Shams-u-din Mir, 32, a resident of Tulwari, Handwara.
Block Medical Officer Handwara, Dr Nazir Ahmad confirmed that one person was dead while ten others who were received with injuries were discharged from the hospital after first-aid.