Army porter slips to death in north Kashmir

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An army porter has died after slipping into a deep gorge in Upper Karnah sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said.

They said that one Muneer Ahmad Joo (45) son of Abdul Aziz Joo of 39 GR slipped and fell down into a deep gorge, while on way from Rawan Gali to Natgali jurisdiction.

The porter was retrieved from the gorge and sensing his condition he was airlifted to 92 Base Hospital Srinagar, however, doctors declared him brought dead on arrival, they told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).

Meanwhile, the body of the porter has been handed over to next-of-kin(s) after completion of medico-legal formalities, they added. (GNS)

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