Woman dies as ‘Kotha’ collapses due to mudslide in Kokernag


Kokarnag, Apr 19 : A 50-year-old woman died after her ‘Kotha’ (mud house) collapsed due to a mudslide in Kokernag   belt of South Kashmir’s Anantnag on Friday.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a mudslide, caused by incessant rains at Takiya Magam, Kokernag, damaged a Kotha belonging to Abdul Hamid, son of Abdul Rehman Ahanger.

During the incident, his wife Saleema Begum was trapped under the debris and sustained injuries.

She was subsequently taken to GMC Anantnag for treatment, where she succumbed to her injuries, the official said—(KNO)


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