3 killed, 5 injured in landslide

Jammu, Jun 16: Three women were killed while five others got injured due to landslide in a remote area of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Three persons died and five sustained injuries due to landslide at Shasho in Padder area of Kishtwar,” police sources here said.
The deceased were identified as Zeenam,46, wife of Farooq Ahmed, Maryam,27, wife of Noor Ahmed and Zareena,22, wife of Noorani, all residents of Pathernaki, Kishtwar.
Meanwhile the injured were Yaseen,5, son of Irshad, age 5, Mushtaq, 5, son of Gerard, Noor Jahan,6, daugter of Fareed, Maheera Jan,4, daughter Noor Ahmed and Rafeeq,6, son of Irshad Ahmed.
“All injured persons have been reffered to PHC Kerro while dead bodies after conducting postmortem, were handed over to their family members for last rites,” police added.