BDO dies of heart attack in Gurez Valley

BDO dies of heart attack in Gurez Valley

Suhail Rather

Bandipora, 26 Feb: An officer of Rural Development  Department  on Friday died due to heart attack while on duty in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

An officer, identified as Saleem Ahmad Darzi, posted at Tulail as Block development officer , suffered a heart attack while he was on duty at Tulail in Bandipora. “He collapsed while performing   ablution (Wudu ) for Friday Prayers,” officials said.

He was immediately referred to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

Meanwhile Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad expressed deep shock over the demise of  the officer.  He said efforts are on to bring the body from Gurez valley as soon as the weather improves. “I am in touch with  the Divisional Commissioner also so that a special chopper is arranged for carrying the body,” he added.

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