Teenager dies after slipping from hill top in Doda

Doda/Jammu: A 19-year-old shepherd was killed Tuesday when he accidentally fell down from a hill top while grazing his sheep in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, Police said.

Khalid Hussain Bakerwal, a resident of Ujh Pul in Kathua district, was tending his herd in Koti forest when he fell into a gorge, Station House Officer, Doda police station, Munir Khan said.

He said a rescue team was rushed to the scene and the teenager was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

The body was handed over to his family for last rites, Khan said.

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